Currently alive, at 47 years of age.
1969 – Born on the 28th of January in Orange, California, U.S.A.
1991 – She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree at University of California, Berkeley.
1995 – She earned her Doctor of Law degree at University of California.
1998 – She joined International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW).
2000 – She was elected Executive Secretary/Treasurer of the Orange County, California, Central Labor Council.
2003 – She became Democrat member of the United States House of Representatives, representing the
39th District of California.
2006 – She was re-elected to the United States House of Representatives.