Born January 21, 1972 in Toronto, Canada
1997-2008: Deputy Public Defender, Santa Clara County Office of the Public Defender
2000-2006: Member, San Jose Human Rights Commission
2006-2008: Member, San Jose Planning Commission
2009-2016: Member, San Jose City Council
- LEGISLATION: Principal author (with Assemblymembers Kevin McCarty, Alex T. Lee, and Isaac Bryan) of AB 1577 (2022) which would have allowed legislative staff to form a union and engage in collective bargaining. (Died in Assembly Public Employment and Retirement Committee).
- The first Hindu to serve in the California State Legislature (starting 12/2016).