January 2000, the Governor appointed Allen to serve on the California Transportation Commission. In 2001, he was elected to serve as Chairman of the California Transportation Commission. The Governor reappointed him in March 2002 as a member of the California Transportation Commission where he served for four more years.
Today, Allen M. Lawrence
serves as Chairman Emeritus of the Board of Val*Pac and the San Fernando Valley Business Political Action Committee. Previously, he served as their Chairman from 1992 to 2007. Since 2003, Allen has served on the Board of Trustees of California Truckers' Safety Association, and is a member of The California Trucking Association. He also serves on the Board of the Boys & Girls Club of the West Valley.