CMCP Announces New Members of Board of Directors (March 2023)

March 10, 2023, Oakland, CA – The California Minority Counsel Program (CMCP) is proud to announce the election of three new members to serve on its board of directors. 

New members elected to serve a two-year term (2023-2025): (picture left to right)

Shari Hollis-Ross, Chief Counsel, Litigation & Commercial Contracts, Pacific Gas and Electric Company

Jennifer M. Martinez, Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer & Partner, Hanson Bridgett LLP

Grace Powers, Senior Vice President & Assistant General Counsel, Wells Fargo

Cedric Scott, Senior Counsel, International E&P Litigation, Chevron Corporation

Appointed to the board of directors (CMCP Ambassadors Council) for a one-year term:

Kenneth Trujillo-Jamison, Partner, Willenken LLP

Meet the current Board of Directors


The California Minority Counsel Program (CMCP) is a California 501(c)(6) non-profit mutual benefit corporation dedicated to promoting diversity in the legal profession by providing attorneys of color with access and opportunity for business and professional development.

CMCP is the only statewide organization that brings business lawyers of all races together as members and colleagues, regardless of the type of organization in which they practice, to achieve diversity and  inclusion within law firms and in-house law departments, and in the outside counsel spend of corporations and government agencies.

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