Bachelor's degree, University of Utah; Executive Program, UC Business School; Law School, University of San Francisco.
Private sector - partner, international public accounting firm, over 20 years; private business consulting; public sector - president and commissioner, Calif. Public Utilities Commission; commissioner, Calif. Transportation Commission.
As discussed in the Secretary of State candidate statement, I would reform state public pension unfunded liabilities of over $300 billion by starting a new defined-benefit contribution plan for new employees.
Manhattan, New York City, NY
Master's of public administration, Pepperdine University, 2000; master's degree, taxation, Golden Gate University, 1993; bachelor's degree, accounting, Rochester Institute of Technology, NY, 1988.
Member, BOE Dist. 2, 2014-present;
Assemblywoman AD12, 2006-12; member, S.F. Board of Supes, 2002-06; field representative (part-time) for Sen. John Burton, 1995-02; started own CPA practice, 1995-02; Ernst & Whinney (Now Ernst & Young) 1988-94.
My AB 1987 (2010) addressed pension spiking & double dipping. Support Gov. Brown's reforms; prepay debt with lower-interest debt; continue to tackle underground economy to generate more revenue; work on cannabis banking; support greater transparency.