Hilda L. SolisDemocratic
Born: October 20, 1957 in Los Angeles, CA
Married: Sami Sayyad
University: University of Southern California (MPA; 1981)
Previous: Intern, State Senator Art Torres
1980: Staff, White House Office of Hispanic Affairs
1980: Analyst, Office of Management and Budget
1982: Director, California Student Opportunity and Access Program
1985-1992: Member, Rio Hondo Community College Board of Trustees
1991: Member, Los Angeles County Insurance Commission (appointed by Supervisor Gloria Molina)
1990s: Chief of Staff, State Senator Art Torres
2000: Resigned from the State Senate on December 31.
2008: Delegate, Democratic National Convention
2009: Resigned from the United States House of Representatives on February 24.
2009-2013: U.S. Secretary of Labor
2014-Present: Member, Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors
2016: Delegate, Democratic National Convention
- Solis was one of the people noted in Profiles In Courage For Our Time by Caroline Kennedy (2003)
- AWARD: Winner of the Profile in Courage Award from the John F. Kennedy Library Foundation (2000)
- PLACENAME: The Hilda L. Solis Learning Academy is located in Los Angeles. It opened in August 2012.
Source: California Blue Book (2000)