Brian A. Gutierrez

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Brian Gutierrez is an American politician. In 2013, he was appointed to the California State Council on Developmental Disabilities.[1]

Gutierrez is from West Covina.[1] He was the youngest California State Council member appointed by Governor Jerry Brown, and the first to have autism. He is a graduate of Nogales High School. As a Nogales High School student, Gutierrez raised over $100,000 for after school programs and advocated for the Rowland Unified School Police to be equipped with police radios to ensure in case of an emergency the Department had the resources to seek help from local agencies like the West Covina Police and Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.

As a California State Council member, Gutierrez fought and voted on measures to ensure tax payer money was being spent correctly and that those who misuse those funds were prosecuted by the Attorney General's office. Gutierrez worked with National Charities like Autism Speaks to create awareness for those with Developmental Disabilities. Including working with National Latin Artist like Marco Antonio Solis, Joan Sebastian, Juan Gabriel and World Soccer Star Cristiano Ronaldo. Gutierrez recognize each of these Artist for helping others and for creating Autism Awareness.[2]

Prior to working as a California State Council member, Gutierrez worked as a Senior Advisor to both Democratic Senator Gil Cedillo and State Assembly member Roger Hernandez in the California State Legislature.[3]

In October 2016, Gutierrez became a National Committee member for Hillary Clinton for America. He is the youngest Latino and only to have Autism to serve on the Presidential committee.


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