SACRAMENTO – California State Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins, D-San Diego, appointed Assemblyman Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, to the Council of State Governments West policy committee on West Canada Relations.
“I'm honored to be appointed to the CSG West Canada Relations Committee,” Wilk stated. “Canada is one of California's largest trading partners and I am looking forward to working with other elected officials in the CSG West region to maintain the positive relationship between the United States and Canada.”
The CSG West Canada Relations Committee strives to strengthen the understanding, ties, and collaboration among legislators of the thirteen U.S. Western States and the Western Canadian Provinces. Participating legislators have the opportunity to engage with key federal and private sector shareholders from both countries to address issues of common concern and identify shared solutions. The Committee facilitates dialogue on a wide range of binational issues, including, but not limited to, agriculture, border crossings, economic competitiveness, energy, health, security, trade and transportation.
CSG West is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization created to serve western legislatures through regional cooperation and advocacy. The objectives of CSG West is to encourage, promote and pursue a regional vision and regional issues that cross state and international borders and build on common western interests.