Carolyn McIntyre is the President of the California Cable & Telecommunications Association (CCTA). Upon joining the Association in 2008, Ms. McIntyre became only the fourth President and the first woman to lead the Association in its over 50-year history. In addition to the day to day administrative responsibilities of the major industry Association, Ms. McIntyre is charged with developing and managing the Association’s state and federal legislative and regulatory policy objectives to protect and enhance the industry’s ability to be innovators in technology, products and communication services.
Prior to joining CCTA, Ms. McIntyre served as Regional Vice President of State Governmental Affairs for Sempra Energy, successfully navigating that company through the California Energy Crisis.
Ms. McIntyre has been involved in the development of public policy for over 20 years and has served in the administration of two Constitutional Officers, a former Governor and Attorney General, and has represented local government. She is considered a leader in advocacy and the development of public policy with a political astuteness and aptitude to get things done.
Prior to her career in politics, Ms. McIntyre worked in law enforcement, where she served as an undercover narcotics agent and as a Special Agent in Charge. She was the first woman in California to head a statewide multi-agency narcotic enforcement task force.
Ms. McIntyre is a graduate of California State University, Sacramento, the Leadership America, American Leadership Forum and Leadership California. She is also a member of the Board of Directors of Woman Escaping a Violent Environment (WEAVE), an organization which provides services to survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault, and is a member of California Lead, an organization of elected women and women leaders.