[Pedro Nava}

Pedro Nava
D-Santa Barbara

Pedro Nava is serving his fourth consecutive term as chair of the Little Hoover Commission. Mr. Nava was first elected chair of the Commission on March 27, 2014. After leaving the legislature, he served as a government relations adviser. Mr. Nava served in the California Assembly from 2004 to 2010 representing the Ventura and Santa Barbara area. In 2011, he was appointed to the California Department of Fish & Game Blue Ribbon Commission to assist in the development of the Wildlife Strategic Vision. Previously, he worked as a civil litigator after serving as a deputy district attorney in Fresno and Santa Barbara Counties. He also served on the California Coastal Commission.  While in the Legislature, Mr. Nava chaired the Transportation, Banking and Finance, Environmental Safety and Toxic Materials, the Select Committee on California’s Green Economy and the Joint Committee on Emergency Management.  He also served on the Assembly Appropriations, Higher Education, Health, Judiciary, Insurance, Business and Professions, Joint Legislative Audit, Assembly representative to the Little Hoover Commission, Ocean Protection Council and California Transportation Commission. Appointed to the Little Hoover Commission by the Assembly Speaker Emeritus John PĂ©rez in April 2013, and was reappointed to the Commission in January 2017 by Speaker of the Assembly Anthony Rendon. 

Please direct all communications to the Commission Office:

Little Hoover Commission
925 L Street, Suite 805
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 445-2125 or
(916) 322-7709 (fax)
littlehoover@lhc.ca.gov