Alumnae in Office

Emerge California Alumnae in Elected Office

182 Emerge California Alumnae
currently serve in elected office!
They are changing the face of elected power and
they have the life experience, passion, and resolve
to reimagine, rebuild, and fight for a just and equitable world.

State Office

Eleni Kounalakis — Lieutenant Governor of California

Malia Cohen — Member, California State Board of Equalization

Melanie Scheible — State Senator, Nevada, District 9

Mia Bonta — State Assemblymember, California, District 18

Rebecca Bauer-Kahan — State Assemblymember, California, District 16

Mayors

Ellen Kamei — Mayor, City of Mountain View

Erica A. Stewart — Mayor, City of San Luis Obispo

Farrah Khan — Mayor, City of Irvine

Ge’Nell Gary — Mayor, City of Albany

Holli Thier — Mayor, City of Tiburon

Jennifer Stark — Mayor, City of Claremont

Jocelyn Yow — Mayor, City of Eastvale

Juslyn Manalo — Mayor, Daly City, San Mateo County Democratic Central Committee, AD 5

Kim Carr — Mayor, City of Huntington Beach

Laura Parmer-Lohan — Mayor, City of San Carlos

Letitia Clark — Mayor, City of Tustin

Libby Schaaf — Mayor, City of Oakland

London Breed — Mayor, City of San Francisco

Lori Wilson — Mayor, City of Suisun

Melissa Hernandez Strah — Mayor, City of Dublin

Neysa Fligor — Mayor, City of Los Altos

Teddy Gray King — Mayor, City of Piedmont

County Supervisors

Catherine Stefani — Supervisor, City and County of San Francisco Board of Supervisors, District 2

Erin Hannigan — Supervisor, Solano County Board of Supervisors

Heidi Hall — Supervisor, Nevada County Board of Supervisors, District 1

Myrna Melgar — Supervisor, City and County of San Francisco Board of Supervisors, District 7

Tami Ritter — Supervisor, Butte County Board of Supervisors, District 3

Wendy Root Askew — Supervisor, Monterey County Board of Supervisors

City & County Executives

Caitlin Robinnett Jachimowicz — Treasurer, City of Morgan Hill

Diana Becton — District Attorney, Contra Costa County

Jenny Wong — City Auditor, City of Berkeley

Mara Elliott — City Attorney, City of San Diego

Shelly Scott — Assessor-Recorder-County Clerk, Marin County

Judges

Elena Condes — Judge, Alameda County Superior Court, Seat 2

Margaret Fujioka — Judge, Alameda County Superior Court, Seat 14

Michelle Ialeggio — Judge, San Diego Superior Court

Stacie Beckerman — Judge Magistrate, US District Court, District of Oregon

City Councilmembers

Aisha Wahab — Mayor Pro Tem, Hayward City Council

Alison Cormack — Councilmember, Palo Alto City Council

Alma Hernandez — Vice Mayor, Suisun City Council

Andrea Marr — Mayor Pro Tem, Costa Mesa City Council

Angela Andrews — Councilmember, Hayward City Council

Ann Schneider — Vice Mayor, Millbrae City Council

Anna Chouteau — Councilmember, St. Helena City Council

Ariel Kelley — Councilmember, Healdsburg City Council

Arlis Reynolds — Councilmember, Costa Mesa City Council

Beth Painter — Councilmember, Napa City Council, District 2

Carlyn Obringer — Councilmember, Concord City Council, District 2

Cindy Darling — Councilmember, Walnut Creek City Council

Conna McCarthy — Councilmember, Piedmont City Council

Consuelo Martinez — Deputy Mayor, Escondido City Council

Courtney Welch Councilmember-Elect, Emeryville City Council

Cristina Medina Dirksen — Councilmember, Marina City Council

Dawn Addis — Councilmember, Morro Bay City Council

Deborah Klein Lopez — Mayor Pro Tem, Agoura City Council

Denise Davis — Councilmember, Redlands City Council

Denise Delgado — Councilmember, Coachella City Council

Doriss Panduro — Councilmember, Fairfield City Council, District 5

Elisa Márquez — Councilmember, Hayward City Council, Alameda County Democratic Central Committee, AD 20

Erin Edwards — Councilmember, Riverside City Council, Ward 1

Frances Marquez — Councilmember, Cypress City Council

Hilary Hodge — Councilmember, Grass Valley City Council

Jen Wolosin — Councilmember, Menlo Park City Council, District 3

Jess Rivas — Councilmember, Pasadena City Council, District 5

Jessie Lopez — Councilmember, Santa Ana City Council, Ward 3, Orange County Democratic Central Committee, AD 69

Katie Valenzuela — Councilmember, Sacramento City Council, District 4

Kellie Shay Hinze — Councilmember, Encinitas City Council

Kimberly Warmsley — Councilmember, Stockton City Council, District 6

Lisa Gauthier  — Councilmember, East Palo Alto City Council

Lori Droste — Vice Mayor, Berkeley City Council, District 8

Lorrie Brown — Councilmember, Ventura City Council, District 6

Magdalena Carrasco — Councilmember, San Jose City Council, District 5

Mai Vang — Councilmember, Sacramento City Council, District 8

Maika Llorens Gulati — Councilmember, San Rafael City Council, District 1

Malia Vella — Vice Mayor, Alameda City Council

Marni von Wilpert — Councilmember, San Diego City Council, District 5

Melissa Blaustein — Councilmember, Sausalito City Council

Monica E. Wilson — Councilmember, Antioch City Council, District 4

Natalie Moser — Councilmember, Huntington Beach City Council

Porsche Middleton — Vice Mayor, Citrus Heights City Council

Priya Bhat-Patel — Councilmember, Carlsbad City Council

Rashi Kesarwani — Councilmember, Berkeley City Council, District 1

Rebeca Armendariz  — Councilmember, Gilroy City Council

Sabina Zafar — Vice Mayor, San Ramon City Council

Sara Lamnin — Councilmember, Hayward City Council

Sasha Renée Pérez — Councilmember, Alhambra City Council, District 4

Sepi Shyne — Mayor Pro Tem, Councilmember, West Hollywood City Council

Sophie Hahn — Councilmember, Berkeley City Council, District 5

Susan Funk — Councilmember, Atascadero City Council

Tammy Kim — Vice Mayor, Irvine City Council, Orange County Democratic Central Committee, AD 68

Treva Reid — Councilmember, Oakland City Council, District 7

Victoria Fleming — Vice Mayor, Santa Rosa City Council

Wanda Williams —  Councilmember, Suisun City Council

Yasmine-Imani McMorrin — Councilmember, Culver City Council

Yvonne Martínez Beltrán  — Councilmember, Morgan Hill City Council 

Community College & School District Boards

Alecia Eugene Chasten — Trustee, Twin Rivers Unified School District Board, Area 3

Annalisa Perea — Trustee, State Center Community College District, Area 5, Fresno County Democratic Central Committee, AD 3

Aliya Chisti — Board Member, City College of San Francisco Board of Trustees

AngelAnn Flores — Board Member, Stockton Unified Board of Education

April Oquenda — Board Member, Hayward School Board

Brigitte Davila — Board Member, City College of San Francisco Board of Trustees

Caroline Bañuelos — Board Member, Santa Rosa Junior College Board of Trustees

Chelsea Bonini — Board Member, San Mateo County Board of Education

Cherise Khaund — President, Mt. Diablo Unified School District School Board

Christina Gagnier — Board Member, Chino Valley Unified School District

Cindy Wu — Board Member, Mountain View School District Board of Education

Courtney Monk — Board Member, Los Gatos Union School District Board

Dana Dean — Trustee, Solano County Board of Education

Desiree Portillo Rabinov — Trustee, Glendale Community College Board

Desrie Campbell — Board Member, Fremont Unified School District Board

Diana Conti — Trustee, Marin Community College

Elease Cheek — Trustee, Solano County Board of Education, District 5

Francesca Segrè — Board Member, Menlo Park City School Board

Dr. Gethsemane Moss — Board Member, Benicia Unified School District Board of Trustees

Gina Cuclis — Trustee and Vice President, Sonoma County Board of Education

Heidi Gatty — Board Member, Walnut Creek School District, Governing Board

Jeanette Flores — Board Member, West Covina School Board, Charter Oak

Jessica Speiser — Board Member, Los Altos School District Board of Trustees

Jocelyn Vargas — Trustee, Coachella Valley Unified School District, Area 4

Jodi Muirhead — Vice President, Santa Clara Unified School District

Kaysa Moreno — Board Member, Alhambra Unified School Board, District 3

Linda M. Jackson — President, San Rafael City Schools Board of Education

Lisa Bennett — Board Member, Sausalito Marin City School Board

Lisette Estrella-Henderson — Superintendent of Schools, Solano County

Lorien Cunningham — Governing Board Member, Cupertino Union School District

Luz Reyes-Martín — Trustee, Goleta Union School District Board of Trustees

Marcia Wilson — Board Member, Alhambra Unified School District Board of Education

Marie Henrio — Trustee, Ross Valley School District Board of Trustees

Marlys Davidson — Board Member, Los Alamitos School Board

Melissa Shuen-Mallory — Trustee, New Haven Unified School District, Alameda County Democratic Central Committee, AD 20

Nichelle Henderson — Board Member, Los Angeles Community College District Board of Trustees, Seat 5, Los Angeles County Democratic Central Committee, AD 66

Paula Amezola De Herrera  — Board Member, Culver City Unified School District Board of Education

Rachel Weinstein — Committee Member, Cambridge Public School District Committee

Sara Prada — Board Member, Hayward Unified School Board

Sarah Butler — Vice President, Contra Costa Board of Education

Shanell Williams — President, San Francisco Community College Board, San Francisco Democratic County Central Committee, D17

Stephanie Williams Rogers — Trustee, Brentwood Union School District

Tara Sreekrishnan — Board Member, Santa Clara County Board of Education

Thea Selby — Board Member, San Francisco City College Board of Trustees

Tina Arias Miller — Trustee, Rancho Santiago Community College Board, Orange County Democratic Central Committee, AD 68

Tina Wu Fredericks — Board Member, Pasadena Unified School District Board of Education, District 6

Veronica Miramontes — Trustee, Monterey Peninsula Unified School District Board of Trustees

Veva Islas — Trustee, Fresno Unified School District, Area 4

Dr. Victoria Ruffin — Board Member, Antelope Valley Union High School District Board of Trustees

Wendy Ho — Trustee, San Jose Evergreen Community College District Board of Trustees

Special Districts

Cristine Soto DeBerry — Director, Southern Marin Fire District

Cynthia Koehler — Vice President, Marin County Water Board

Elizabeth Echols — Director, East Bay Regional Parks Board, Ward 1, Alameda County Democratic Central Committee, AD 15

Heidi Sanborn — Director, Sacramento Municipal Utility District Board of Directors, Ward 7

Jean Walsh — Director, Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District Board of Directors, Ward 2

Kathye Armitage — Board Member, Santa Clarita Water Board

Lateefah Simon — Board Member, BART Board of Directors, District 7

Marisol Rubio — Board Member, Dublin San Ramon Services District Director, Division

Rae Vander Werf — Board Member, American River Flood Control Board 

Rebecca Saltzman — Vice President, BART Board of Directors, District 3

Regina Gage — Vice President, Salinas Valley Memorial Healthcare District Board of Directors, Zone 1

Shanta “Shay” Franco-Clausen — Vice Chairperson, Santa Clara Valley Open Space Authority Board of Directors, District 5, Santa Clara County Democratic Central Committee, AD 28

Tamika L’Ecluse — Secretary, Board of Trustees, American River Flood Control District

Tiffany Boyd-Hodgson — Board Member, Vallecitos Water Board

California Democratic Party
Central Committee Members

Alicia Gaines — Monterey County Democratic Central Committee, AD 4

Barisha Spriggs — Alameda County Democratic Central Committee, AD 20

Bonnie Hamilton — Solano County Democratic Central Committee, AD 3

Brigette Hunley — Solano County Democratic Central Committee, AD 5 and CDP Computer and Internet Caucus Chair

Dulce Vasquez — Los Angeles County Democratic Central Committee, AD 53

Elizabeth Linnerman — San Joaquin County Democratic Central Committee, AD 13

Emily Ann Ramos — Santa Clara County Democratic Central Committee, AD 24

Helen Wolter — San Mateo County Democratic Central Committee, AD 3

Janet Foster — Los Angeles County Democratic Central Committee, AD 70

Julie Caskey — Alameda County Democratic Central Committee, AD 15

Julie Diaz Waters — Alameda County Democratic Central Committee, AD 15

Katie Ricklefs — Contra Costa County Central Committee, AD 2

Mia Livas Porter — Los Angeles County Democratic Central Committee, AD 51

Nancy Tung — San Francisco Democratic County Central Committee, AD 17

Pratima Gupta — San Diego County Democratic Central Committee, AD 78

Rachael Fulp-Cooke — Yolo County Democratic Central Committee, AD 4

Roxanne — Santa Clara County Democratic Central Committee, AD 27

Stacy Fortner — Los Angeles County Democratic Central Committee, AD 38

Susan Jerich — Los Angeles County Democratic Central Committee, AD 42

Suzy Loftus — San Francisco Democratic County Central Committee, AD 19

Taisha Brown — San Diego County Democratic Central Committee, AD 79 and CDP Black Caucus Chair

Tiffanee Jones — Solano County Democratic Central Committee, AD 14

Tisa Rodriguez — Riverside County Democratic Central Committee, AD 61