Born: August 14, 1948 in New York, New York
Partner: Cristina Arguedas*
Previous: Chair, San Francisco Democratic Party (8 years)
1991-1996: Member, San Francisco Board of Supervisors
2004: Resigned from the Board of Equalization on December 6.
2008: Primary Candidate for SD-03 (Lost; 28.6%)
2008: Delegate, Democratic National Convention
2008-2010: Member, California Integrated Waste Management Board*
2011-2012: Member, California Agricultural Labor Relations Board
- LEGISLATION: Author, AB 26 (1999) Defines a domestic partnership as a household relationship between adults of the same sex or opposite-sex partners over the age of 62 and provides for its registration and termination in the state. [Chapter 588/Statutes of 1999]
- Her marriage was annulled when the California Supreme Court ruled against gay marriage in "Lockyer v. City and County of San Francisco".
- The California Integrated Waste Management Board was abolished by SB 63 (Strickland) in January 2010.
- An incumbent who lost their party primary (in 2008).
Source: California Blue Book (2000)