David Chiu
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David Chiu

Democrat

State Assembly Member, District 17

California

Addresses

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Capitol
Post Office Box 942849
Sacramento, CA. 94249-0017
San Francisco District Office
Post Office Box 358
San Francisco, CA. 94104
San Francisco District Office
455 Golden Gate Avenue, Suite 14300
San Francisco, CA. 94102
California State Capitol
P.O. Box 942849 Room 4112
Sacramento, CA. 94249-0017
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David Chiu

State Assembly Member, District 17
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Experience
51
Years of Age
12
Years of Experience
CAResidence (state)

David Sen-Fu Chiu (Chinese: 邱信福, born April 2, 1970) is an American politician currently serving in the California State Assembly. He is a Democrat representing the 17th Assembly District, which encompasses the eastern half of San Francisco. Prior to being elected to the Assembly in 2014, Chiu was the President of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors and Supervisor for District 3, encompassing the northeastern corner of the city, including Chinatown, North Beach, the Financial District, and Fisherman's Wharf. Chiu is the current chair of the California Asian & Pacific Islander Legislative Caucus. He was the first Asian American to serve as District 3 supervisor, the first Asian American to serve as board president, and the first supervisor elected to three consecutive terms as board president.

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Experience

Education

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Harvard University Law School
JD
1992 - 1995
Harvard University John F. Kennedy School of Government
Master's Public Policy
1991 - 1995
Harvard University
BA Government
1987 - 1991

Past Positions

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Assembly Member
California State Assembly
2014 - Current
Supervisor
San Francisco Board of Supervisors
2009 - 2014
Former Assistant Speaker Pro Tempore
California State Assembly
Former Chair
California State Assembly Democratic Committee
Former Member
San Francisco Democratic County Central Committee
Chief Operating Officer
Grassroots Enterprise
1999 - 2008
Staff Attorney
Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights of the San Francisco Bay Area
1998 - 1999
Assistant District Attorney
San Francisco District Attorney's Office
1997 - 1998
Democratic Counsel
United States Senate Constitution Subcommittee
1995 - 1996
Former Aide, United States Senate Budget Committee
Senator Paul Simon
Former Law Clerk
Judge James R. Browning, United States Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

Other Experience

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Former Board Chair
Lower Polk Neighbors
Former Board Chair
Chinatown Community Development Center
Former Board Member
Partners Ending Domestic Abuse
Former Chair
Youth Leadership Institute Board
Former President
Greater Bay Area Asian American Bar Association
Former Member
Select Committee on Youth Mental Health, California State Assembly
Former Member
Select Committee on Student Debt, California State Assembly
Former Member
Select Committee on Gun Violence in Communities of Color, California State Assembly
Former Member
Select Committee on California's Clean Energy Economy, California State Assembly
Former Member
Select Committee on the Census, California State Assembly
Former Member
Women in the Workplace Committee, California State Assembly
Former Member
Waste Reduction and Recycling in the 21st Century California Committee, California State Assembly
Former Member
Select Committee on End of Life Health Care, California State Assembly
Former Member
Improving Bay Area Transportation Systems Committee, California State Assembly
Former Member
Health Care Delivery Systems and Universal Coverage Committee, California State Assembly
Former Member
Community College Affordability and Guided Pathways for Students Committee, California State Assembly
Former Member
2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games Committee, California State Assembly
Former Member
Health Committee, California State General Assembly
Former Member
Career Technical Education and Building a 21st Century Workforce Committee, California State General Assembly
Former Member
Improving Bay Area Transportation Systems Committee, California State General Assembly
Former Member
Local Government Committee, California State General Assembly
Former Member
Subcommittee 1 on Health and Human Services, California State General Assembly
Former Member
Women in the Workplace Committee, California State General Assembly