Born: February 9, 1951 in San Francisco, CA
Married: Robert Lewis Bloom (m. 1971)
Children: AnaLisa Bloom and Aaron Bloom
1969-197?: San Mateo City Human Relations Commission
1985-198?: Member, Union Sanitary District Board of Directors
1988-1994: Chair, Alameda County Democratic Party
198?: Woman of the Year (18th Assembly District) [selected by Delaine Eastin]
2006: Primary Candidate for Lieutenant Governor (Lost; 18%)
2007-2010: Member, California Unemployment Insurance Appeals Board
2007-2010: Member, Public Citizen Foundation Board of Directors
2010: Candidate for Alamenda County Board of Supervisors (Lost; 24.1%)
2011-Present: Vice President of Public Affairs, Planned Parenthood Mar Monte
- LEGISLATION: Author of SB 834 (2005), which created the Office of the State Chief Information Officer (OCIO) [Chapter 533, Stats of 2006].
- LEGISLATION: Author of AB 2457 (1996) prohibiting the state from entering into contracts to purchase any foreign product such as equipment, material or supplies made by slave labor. Sanctions contractors who fail to comply with this new law.
Source: California Blue Book (2000)