|City Council Member , Santa Cruz City Council|
|First Elected: 1992|
|Current term Expires: December, 2020|
809 Center Street, Room 10
|Santa Cruz, CA 95060|
Political Positions & Connections
City Council Committee and Board assignments: Community Services Committee, Conference and Visitors' Council (CVC), Downtown Management Corporation, Economic Development Council, Library Joint Powers Board, Monterey Bay Sanctuary Inter-Agency Task Force. Co-Chaired numerous local revenue measures for Santa Cruz City Schools and City of Santa Cruz.
- Santa Cruz City Council member: 1992-1996, 1996-2000, 2002-2006, 2006-2010, 2012-2016, 2016-2020
- Four terms as mayor: 1997, 2006, 2009, 2016
Former board member, Museum of Art and History; Leadership Committee, Marine Sanctuary Exploration Center; Appointed member, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council; Corresponding Secretary, Democratic Central Committee of Santa Cruz County; Oversight Committee, Santa Cruz Redevelopment Successor Agency.
Founder and executive director, Planned Parenthood of Santa Cruz County; Associate VP for Public Affairs for Planned Parenthood Mar Monte; co-chair, Reproductive Rights Network. Founder and steering committee member, Downtown Neighbors Association. Member and active volunteer with Friends of Santa Cruz County State Parks, Santa Cruz City Schools.