EVP – Government Affairs
California Apartment Association
Debra Carlton is the California Apartment Association’s Executive Vice President, State Public Affairs & Compliance with principle responsibility for planning and implementing strategy for all legislative, regulatory, and compliance issues of interest to the organization. She serves as the Association’s Chief Legislative Representative and is a registered lobbyist. She holds a BA degree in Political Science from UC Davis and a Masters in Public Administration from Golden Gate University, San Francisco.
The California Apartment Association is the largest statewide rental housing trade association in the country, representing over 50,000 single family and multi-family apartment owners and property managers who are responsible for over 2 million affordable and market-rate rental units throughout the State of California.