CalChamber President Issues Statement on Passing of Marian Bergeson

SACRAMENTO, CA — California Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Allan Zaremberg today released the following statement on the passing of Marian Bergeson:

“We are saddened to learn of Marian Bergeson’s passing.  Senator Bergeson had a long and distinguished career representing her constituents in local and state government.  She was a passionate advocate for school children and small business.   Marian commanded respect from members of both parties for her quiet leadership, intellect and humor and she was a good friend.” 

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Denise Davis
Denise Davis is executive vice president of communications and the CalChamber’s chief liaison with the news media. She oversees communications strategy and outreach, and manages the CalChamber’s involvement in select issue advocacy and ballot measure campaigns. See full bio.