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Shirley Weber's Biography

Office:

On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for Secretary of State (CA)

Contact Information

1500 11th Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

Full Name:

Shirley N. Weber

Gender:

Female

Family:

Widowed; 2 Children: Akilah, Akil

Birth Date:

09/20/1948

Birth Place:

Hope, AR

PhD, Communication, University of California, Los Angeles, 1971-1975

MA, Communication, University of California, Los Angeles, 1971-1972

BA, Communication, University of California, Los Angeles, 1966-1970

Secretary of State, State of California, 2021-present

Assembly Member, California State Assembly, District 79, 2012-2021

Candidate, California State Assembly, District 79, 2020

Former Member, Appropriations Committee, California Assembly

Former Member, Banking and Finance Committee, California State Assembly

Former Member, Biotechnology Committee, California State Assembly

Former Member, Budget Committee, California State Assembly

Former Member, California-Mexico Bi-National Affairs Committee, California State Assembly

Former Chair, California State Assembly Budget Subcommittee Number 1 Health and Human Services

Former Member, California State Assembly Select Committee on Addressing Out of School, Unemployed Youth

Former Member, California State Assembly Select Committee on Agriculture and the Environment

Former Member, California State Assembly Select Committee on California’s Clean Energy Economy

Former Member, California State Assembly Select Committee on Community and Neighborhood Development

Former Member, California State Assembly Select Committee on Domestic Violence

Former Member, California State Assembly Select Committee on Integration of Science, Technology and Engineering in Education in California K-14 Schools

Former Member, California State Assembly Select Committee on Justice Reinvestment

Former Member, California State Assembly Select Committee on Regional Transportation Solutions

Former Member, California State Assembly Select Committee on Women of Color-Engagement, Opportunity and Progress

Former Chair, Citizens’ Equal Opportunity Commission

Former Member, Coastal Protection Committee, California State Assembly

Former Member, Community and Law Enforcement Relations and Responsibilities Committee, California State Assembly

Former Member, Community and Law Enforcement Relations and Responsibilities Committee, California State Assembly

Former Member, Community College Affordability and Guided Pathways for Students Committee, California State Assembly

Former Member, Education Commission of the States

Former Member, Education Committee, California State Assembly

Former Member, Elections Committee, California State Assembly

Former Chair, Higher Education in San Diego County, California State Assembly

Former Member, Joint Committee on Arts, California State Assembly

Former Member, Joint Committee on Rules, California State Assembly

Former Member, Legislative Ethics Committee, California State Assembly

Former Vice Chair, National Alliance for Restructuring Schools

Former Member, Regional Approaches to Addressing the State's Water Crisis Committee, California Assembly

Former Member, Select Committee on Biotechnology, California State Assembly

Former Member, Select Committee on Domestic Violence, California State Assembly

Former Member, Select Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, California State Assembly

Former Professor, California State University, Los Angeles

Former Case Worker, Episcopal City Mission Society

Radio Host, "It's a New Day with Dr. Shirley Weber," KURS AM 1040, 2005-2006

Former Professor, Los Angeles City College

Professor Emeritus, Africana Studies, San Diego State University, 1972-2012

Former Board Member, Battered Woman Services

Member, Board of Directors, Southwestern Christian College

Former Member, District School Board, 79th District, California

Former President, District School Board, 79th District, California

Board Member, National Association of the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)

Former Board Member, San Diego Consortium and Private Industry Council

Vice President, United Professors of California

Diversity Chair, United Professors of California

Former Board Member, United Way

Member, Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) Scholarship Committee

Former Board Member, Young Women's Christian Association, (YWCA)

Former Board Member, Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA) Scholarship Committee

Trustee, Board of Education, San Diego Unified School District, 1988-1996

Father's Occupation:

Sharecropper

Mother's Occupation:

Sharecropper

Number of Grandchildren:

2

Spouse's Occupation:

The Honorable Daniel Weber, California State Judge

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