State-level agency elects Solano EDC chief to join board

May 30 2019

By Daily Republic Staff

FAIRFIELD — Robert Burris, the president and chief executive officer for the Solano Economic Development Corporation, has been elected to the CALED board of directors.

He also has also been chosen to sit on the Economic Advisory Board for the California Technology Council.

The California Association of Local Economic Development is a professional economic development organization founded in 1980. It provides information, technical assistance, training, education and research to its 800 members.

Membership consists of public and private organizations and individuals involved in economic development, which is defined as creating and retaining jobs.

Burris will serve a two-year term starting July 1. He will continue as chairman of the CALED legislative action committee.