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Mark Takano's Biography

Office: U.S. House (CA) - District 41, Democratic

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Full Name:

Mark Allan Takano

Gender:

Male

Birth Date:

12/10/1960

Birth Place:

Riverside, CA

Home City:

Riverside, CA

Religion:

Methodist

MFA, Creative Writing for the Performing Arts, School of Education, University of California, Riverside

BA, Government, Harvard College, 1983

Representative, United States House of Representatives, District 41, 2012-present

Candidate, United States House of Representatives, District 41, 2018

Candidate, United States House of Representatives, 1992, 1998

Member, Affordable Medicines Caucus, present

Member, Alzheimer's Disease Task Force, present

Member, American Sikh Congressional Caucus, present

Member, Army Aviation Caucus, present

Member, Baby Caucus, present

Member, Black Men and Boys Caucus, present

Member, Caucus on the Deadliest Cancers, present

Whip, Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus, present

Member, Congressional Automotive and Motorsports Caucus, present

Co Chair, Congressional Battery Energy Storage Caucus, present

Member, Congressional Caucus on Foster Youth, present

Co-Chair, Congressional Deaf Caucus, present

Member, Congressional Diabetes Caucus, present

Co-Chair, Congressional Maker Caucus, present

Vice-Chair, Congressional Progressive Caucus, present

Member, Congressional Water Caucus, present

Co-Chair, Congressional Work for Warriors Caucus, present

Member, Democratic Israel Working Group, present

Member, Hepatitis Caucus, present

Member, History Caucus, present

Member, HIV/AIDS Caucus, present

Member, Humanities Caucus, present

Member, International Conservation Caucus, present

Member, Japan Caucus, present

Member, Kidney Caucus, present

Co-chair, LGBT Equality Caucus, present

Member, National Guard and Reserve Caucus, present

Member, Olympic and Paralympic Caucus, present

Member, Out of Poverty Caucus, present

Member, P3 Caucus, present

Member, Public Transportation Caucus, present

Member, Renewable Energy and Efficiency Caucus, present

Member, Small Brewers Caucus, present

Member, Small Business Caucus, present

Member, Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission, present

Member, US Philippines Friendship Caucus, present

Member, Veterans Jobs Caucus, present

Member, Wire and Wire Products Caucus, present

Former Member, Economic Opportunity Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives

Former Member, Education and the Workforce Committee, United States House of Representatives

Former Member, Energy Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives

Former Member, Environment Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives

Former Member, Health Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives

Former Member, Higher Education and Workforce Development Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives

Former Member, Science, Space, and Technology Committee, United States House of Representatives

Former Member, Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education, United States House of Representatives

Former Member, Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions, United States House of Representatives

Former Teacher, Rialto Unified School District, 1992-2013

Advisor, Rialto High School Gay Straight Student Alliance, 2009-present

Member, Asian Pacific Americans in Higher Education, present

Member, Association of California Asian American Trustees, present

Member, Association of California Asian American Trustees, present

Board Member, Advisory Center, Chancellor's Asian Pacific Islander Community, University of California, Riverside

Charter Member, Assoc. of Latino Community College Trustees

Former Member, Community Advisory Board, Children's Spine Foundation

Former Member, President's Council, Greater Riverside Urban League

Former Member, Board of Directors, Riverside Ballet Theatre

Former Member, Riverside Mayor's Task Force

Chairman, Riverside Mayor's Task Force on the Digital Divide

Member, Board of Trustees, Riverside Community College District, 1990-2012

President, Board of Trustees, Riverside Community College District, 1992, 1997, 1998, 2005, 2006

Awards:

Martin Luther King Visionaries Award

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