1950 - She was born.
1988 - She was unsuccessfully ran for a seat in the California State Assembly.
- She was elected as a member of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors.
1993 - She was appointed Assistant Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban
Development by President Bill Clinton.
1995 - She left the post to run for mayor in San Francisco.
- She served as Senior Vice President for Public Policy at the San Francisco
Chamber of Commerce for ten years.
2000 - She was appointed to the Board of Trustees of California State University by
Governor Gray Davis.
2006 - She became chair of the Board in May.
- She has a son, Benjie, who she raised with her former partner, Mary C. Morgan.
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