Jay Calcagno is the Policy and Legislative Coordinator for CBHA. In this capacity, he assists with the organization’s policy and advocacy activities on behalf of the member agencies. Jay draws experience from his diverse professional background including working in the California Legislature, lobbying firms, and advocacy organizations. He additionally possesses an avid passion for social change, volunteering with the Chicano Latino Youth Leadership Project (CLYLP) and being a member of the Capitol LGBTQ Association. Prior to joining CBHA in January 2018, he served as a program associate for the lobbying firm Environmental & Energy Consulting (EEC).

Jay is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley with a degree in Political Science and minor in Public Policy.