California State Pipe Trades Council
"As California's consumer watchdog, we applaud the California State Pipe Trades Council for its record of pro-consumer advocacy." - Richard Holober, Executive Director, Consumer Federation of Cailfornia

Who We Are

Scott Wetch, Lobbyist

In 2001, Scott Wetch joined Art Carter and Associates as a partner and began his tenure as the State Pipe Trades Legislative Advocate. Scott brings over 16 years experience working in and around the State Capitol as a lobbyist and policy consultant. Prior to representing the Pipe Trades, Scott served as both the Political and Legislative Director for the State Building and Construction Trades Council. The Building Trades Council is the State umbrella organization representing over 250 construction trade unions with approximately 400,000 members. Prior to becoming a legislative advocate, Mr. Wetch served as a policy consultant in both the State Senate and Assembly for 12 years. Mr. Wetch's legislative experience includes serving as a Legislative Aide to Senate President Pro-Tempore David Roberti, Legislative Director for State Senator Mike Thompson, Principal Consultant to the Senate Committee on Housing and Urban Development, Chief Consultant to the Assembly Insurance Committee, and as Chief of Staff to then Assemblymember and current State Senator Jack Scott. Mr. Wetch received a Bachelor of Arts degree from California State University, Sacramento in 1989.