Emelyn Rodriguez named executive director of CalAware

Emelyn Rodriguez

Emelyn Rodriguez

Emelyn C. Rodriguez, a Sacramento attorney practicing in the law of politics and political reform, has been named executive director of Californians Aware (CalAware), a nonprofit organization supporting citizens’ access to governmental meetings and records, constitutional free speech and press rights, and whistleblower protections.

Rodriguez, a former reporter, has been a member of CalAware’s board of directors for the past eight years, most recently as its secretary/treasurer.

Tim Crews, president of CalAware, called Rodriguez “the ideal choice to lead, inform and inspire our continuing fight for government at the state and local level that is both open and ethical.”

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