Regent Jonathan "Jay" Sures

Jay Sures

Jay Sures is the Vice Chairman and one of the three managing directors who run and oversee all aspects of leading global entertainment company, United Talent Agency (UTA). Spanning nine offices with 2000 employees worldwide,  Mr. Sures spends the majority of his time overseeing the agency’s television, news broadcasting, and speakers divisions. He has been with the company since its inception in 1991.

Mr. Sures led UTA’s emergence as the market leader in news and broadcast representation. UTA News & Broadcast now represents many of the most prominent and respected news anchors and media personalities in the media business today. For his career work as a television representative, Mr. Sures was inducted into the Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame in 2016.

Mr. Sures serves as Chairman of the Board of Governors at the governing body of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory as well as Chairman of the Board of Directors for Triad National Security, LLC which is the governing body of Los Alamos National Laboratory.  Both Department of Energy and National Nuclear Security Administration Laboratories are primarily responsible for the development, safety, security, and reliability of the U.S nuclear stockpile.   

Residing in both Los Angeles and New York City, Mr. Sures earned his B.A. in Economics from UCLA. He was appointed to the Board of Regents in January, 2019 by Governor Brown and reappointed in March 2020 by Governor Newsom and unanimously confirmed by the California State Senate to a term ending in 2032.

Term of Appointment

January 4, 2019
March 2, 2020
Term expires:
March 1, 2032

Committee Membership (2023-2024)

Compliance and Audit (Chair)
Finance and Capital Strategies
Health Services (Vice Chair)
National Labs