Elaine K. AlquistDemocratic
Elaine Kontominas Alquist
Born: August 21, 1944 in Chicago, Illinois
Married: Mr. White, Alfred Alquist in 1993
Engaged: Duncan Benas (plan to marry in September 2010)
Children: Peter & Bryan White
1983-1992: Member, Cupertino Union School District
1989: Administrative Assistant, State Senator Becky Morgan
1992-1996: Member, California Postsecondary Education Commission
1992: Early Prospective Candidate for AD-24 (Withdrew)
2004: Advisory Council, Commonwealth Club of Silicon Valley
- During her time in the Assembly (1996–2002), Alquist appeared on the ballot as "Elaine White Alquist". By the 2007-08 Session in the Senate, her letterhead read "Elaine K. Alquist" and since 2009 has used the longer "Elaine Kontominas Alquist".
Had a spouse who also served in the legislature (although not concurrently).
Source: California Blue Book (2000)