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Notable Fellows

Notable Fellows in Elected and Judicial Office

Current Elected Officials

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US Congress, Majority Leader
Kevin McCarthy
(22nd District)
1988-89 Assembly Fellow

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Congressman Mike Thompson (1st District) 1983-84 Assembly Fellow

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Congressman Xavier Becerra, Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus (31st District) 1980-81 Senate Fellow

Member State Board of Equalization Betty Yee

State Controller
Betty Yee
1988-89 Senate Fellow

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Assemblyman Jordan Cunningham (35th District) 2000-01 Senate Fellow

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Assemblyman James Gallagher (3rd District) 2003-04 Assembly Fellow

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Assemblyman Patrick O'Donnell (70th District) 1998-99 Assembly Fellow

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Assemblyman Sebastian Ridley-Thomas (54th District) 2009-10 Senate Fellow

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Arizona State Senator Kimberly Yee (20th District) 1996-97 Executive Fellow

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David Alvarez Council Member, City of San Diego 2003-04 Executive Fellow

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Glen Becerra Council Member, Simi Valley 1993-94 Executive Fellow

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Eric Guerra Council Member, City of Sacramento 2003-04 Senate Fellow

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Steve Hansen Council Member, City of Sacramento 2002-03 Executive Fellow

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Peggy Huang
Council Member, Yorba Linda
1997-98 Senate Fellow

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Steve McShane
Council Member, Salinas
1998-99 Senate Fellow

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Cliff Numark
Council Member, Torrance
1991-92 Senate Fellow

Former Elected Officials

Senator Dean Florez

Former Senator
Dean Florez
(16th District)
1987-88 Senate Fellow 

Assemblyman Jose Solorio

Former Assemblyman
Jose Solorio
(69th District)
1992-93 Senate Fellow

Former Assemblyman Todd Spitzer

Former Assemblyman
Todd Spitzer and Current Orange County Supervisor
1982-83 Senate Fellow

Assemblywoman Audra Strickland

Former Assemblywoman
Audra Strickland
(37th District)
1996-97 Assembly Fellow

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Former Congressman
Howard Berman
(28th District)
1965-66 Assembly Fellow

Member State Board of Equalization Bill Leonard

Former Legislator amd Former Member State Board of Equalization
Bill Leonard
1969-70 Assembly Fellow

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Former Assemblywoman (Republican Leader) Kristin Olsen  and Current Stanislaus County Supervisor and Vice Chair of the CA Republican Party 1996-97 Senate Fellow

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Former Assemblyman Luis Alejo (28th District) 2001-02 Assembly Fellow

The Judicial Branch

Ron Robie
Associate Justice, Third District, Court of Appeal
1960-61 Assembly Fellow

Superior Court Judge Yvonne Campos

Yvonne Campos Superior Court Judge
(County of San Diego)
1988-89 Senate Fellow

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Gustavo Gomez
Superior Court Judge
1988-89 Assembly Fellow

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Jennifer Rockwell
Superior Court Judge (County of Sacramento)
1995-96 Executive Fellow

Lucy Armendariz
1997-98 Senate Fellow
State Bar Court Judge

Rose Elizabeth Bird*
1960-61 Assembly Fellow
Former Chief Justice, California Supreme Court

Roderic Duncan
1957-58 Assembly Fellow
Retired Superior Court Judge

Richard Byrne
1958-59 Assembly Fellow
Retired Superior Court Judge

John Ingro
1959-60 Assembly Fellow
Retired Superior Court Judge

Anthony Joseph
1961-62 Assembly Fellow
Retired Superior Court Judge

Jack Newman
1961-62 Assembly Fellow
Retired Superior Court Judge

Richard Patsey
1960-61 Assembly Fellow
Retired Superior Court Judge

     

*Deceased

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