Rossman appointed to California’s wildfire board
Rhoda Rossman ’82 MPA has been appointed to
the California Catastrophe Response Council by Governor Gavin Newsom.
The Catastrophe Response Council, created this
past year by the state’s legislature, is responsible for overseeing the
California Wildfire Fund, which contains $20 billion in capital liquidity
earmarked for paying uninsured destruction due to wildfire damage. They are
also charged with appointing an administrator for the Wildfire Fund. Rossman is
one of three members of the public who were appointed by the governor for a
Rossman, who retired in 2010 from a long
career managing investments in the private sector, currently serves as an
independent trustee of Matthews Asia Fund, where she currently directs the
mutual fund and compliance. She previously worked with PMI Mortgage Insurance
in several positions, including as corporate investment officer; and also spent
time with several firms, including Montgomery Asset Management, Wells Fargo,
and RCM Capital Management.
You can read more about Rossman’s appointment in this
statement from the governor's office.