Jack Broadbent

Jack Broadbent

Public Policy Board | Board Member

Jack P. Broadbent is Chief Executive Officer/Air Pollution Control Officer for the Bay Area Air Quality Management District. Under his direction, the air district strives to provide a healthy breathing environment for every resident in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Broadbent previously served at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region IX, as Air Division Director. His responsibilities included Clean Air Act implementation, and indoor air quality and radiation programs for the Pacific Southwest.

As Deputy Executive Officer of the South Coast Air Quality Management District, Director of Planning and other senior management positions, he directed several landmark programs for significant air quality improvements in the Los Angeles region.

In the 1980s, Broadbent served as Corporate Environmental Programs Manager at Hughes Aircraft Company, the largest private employer in California. He holds a master’s degree in Environmental Administration and B.S. degree in Environmental Science, both from the University of California, Riverside.