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Hilda Solis' Biography

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2245 North Garey Avenue
Pomona, CA 91767

2677 Zoe Avenue
Huntington Park, CA 90255

1441 Santa Anita Avenue
South El Monte, CA 91733

4801 East Third Street
Los Angeles, CA 90022

856 Kenneth Hahn Hall of Administration
500 West Temple Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012

Full Name:

Hilda L. Solis




Husband: Sam Sayyad

Birth Date:


Birth Place:

Los Angeles, CA

Home City:

El Monte, CA


Roman Catholic

MPA, University of Southern California, 1981

BA, Political Science, California State Polytechnic University-Pomona, 1979

Supervisor, Los Angeles County, California, District 1, 2014-present

Recruitment Team, Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee

Co-Vice Chair, Democratic Steering & Policy Committee

Former Southern California Regional Whip, United States House of Representatives

Former Senior Whip, United States House of Representatives

United States Secretary of Labor, 2009-2013

Representative, United States House of Representatives, 2001-2009

Confirmed, United States Secretary of Labor, February 24, 2009

Committee Member, Presidential Nomination Timing Commission, 2005

Platform Drafting Committee, Democratic National Campaign Committee, 2004

Senator, California State Senate, 1994-2000

Assemblywoman, California State Assembly, 1992-1994

Appointed, Member, Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe

Vice Chair, Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe, General Committee on Democracy, Human Rights and Humanitarian Questions

Former Member, Congressional Asian Pacific Islander Caucus

Former Chair, Congressional Hispanic Caucus Health Task Force

Member, Democratic Women's Working Group

Member, Los Angeles County Commission on Insurance

Member, Mexico-United States Interparliamentary Group

Member, National Women's Political Caucus

Former Vice Chair, Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy, United States House of Representatives

Democratic Chair, Congressional Caucus on Women's Issues, 2005-2006

Former Director, California Student Opportunity & Access Program

Former Management Analyst, Civil Rights Division, Office of Management & Budget, Reagan Administration

Former Editor-in-Chief, White House Office of Hispanic Affairs, Carter Administration

Member, Comision Femenil de Los Angeles

Member, El Monte Business & Professional Women's Organization

Member, El Monte Chamber of Commerce

Member, Emily's List

Board of Trustees, Rio Hondo Community College, 1985-1991

Astrological Sign:



John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award, 2000

Priority Issues:

Healthcare, environment, working families, women's rights