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Anna EshooDEMDemocrat American politician
79
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39
Years of Experience
CAResidence (state)

Anna A. Georges Eshoo (ESH-oo; born December 13, 1942) is an American politician serving as the U.S. representative from California's 18th congressional district. She is a member of the Democratic Party. The district, numbered as the 14th district from 1993 to 2013, is based in Silicon Valley, including the cities of Redwood City, Sunnyvale, Mountain View, and Palo Alto, as well as part of San Jose. Eshoo is the only Assyrian American in Congress and one of only two Armenian American women in Congress, with Jackie Speier being the other.

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Education4 - 4 of 2
Cañada College
associate degree
1975
New Britain High School
Past Positions1 - 7 of 7
Representative
United States House of Representatives, California
1993 - Current
Member
San Mateo County Board of Supervisors
1982 - 1992
President
San Mateo County Board of Supervisors
1986
Democratic Whip
United States House of Representatives
Chief-of-Staff
Speaker Leo McCarthy, California State Assembly
1981 - 1982
Employee
Arcata National Corporation
1966 - 1970
Employee
Aluminum Company of America
1963 - 1966
Other Experience1 - 63 of 63
Co-Chair
Democratic Task Force on Health Care
Current
Member
New Democrat Coalition
Current
Member
American Association of University Women
Current
Member
Democratic Activists for Women Now
Current
Member
League of Women Voters
Current
Chair
Board of Directors, San Mateo County General Hospital
1984 - 1992
Member
Democratic National Committee
1981 - 1992
Chair
San Mateo Democratic Party
1978 - 1982
Member
National Committee on Presidential Nominations
1981
Co-Chair
Cancer Care Working Group
Co-Founder
San Mateo Women's Hall of Fame
Member
League of Conservation Voters
Member
Junior League of Palo Alto
Co-Chair
Cancer Care Working Group
Co-Chair
Information Technology Round Table
Co-Chair
House Information Technology Working Group
Co-Chair
Democratic Leader's High Technology Advisory Group
Former Chair
Bay Area Air Quality Management District
Former Member
Bay Conservation and Development Commission
Former Member
Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee
Former Member
Coalition for Autism Research and Education
Former Participant
CORO Foundation
Former Vice Chair
Democratic Budget Group
Member
California Democratic Congressional Delegation
Member
Executive Committee, Democratic Study Group
Member
Congressional Prevention Coalition
Member
Bipartisan Congressional Task Force on Alzheimer's Disease
Member
Congressional Coalition on Adoption
Co-Chair
House Medical Technology Caucus
Current
Co-Chair
Caucus on Religious Minorities in the Middle East
Current
Co-Chair
Next Gen 9-1-1 Caucus
Current
Co-Chair
Congressional High-Tech Caucus
Current
Co-Founder
Congressional Internet Caucus
Current
Member
Bicameral Congressional Caucus on Parkinson's Disease
Current
Member
Congressional Biomedical Research Caucus
Current
Member
House Recycling Caucus
Current
Member
Congressional Organic Caucus
Current
Member
Congressional Humanities Caucus
Current
Member
Congressional Diabetes Caucus
Current
Member
Congressional Coast Guard Caucus
Current
Member
Congressional Caucus on India and Indian Americans
Current
Member
Congressional Caucus on Hellenic Issues
Current
Member
Congressional Caucus on Armenian Issues
Current
Member
Congressional Caucus for Women's Issues
Current
Member
Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus
Current
Member
Congressional Arts Caucus
Current
Member
National Women's Political Caucus
Current
Member
House Oceans Caucus
Current
Member
House National Marine Sanctuary Caucus
Current
Member
House Cancer Caucus
Current
Member
Congressional Wildlife Refuge Caucus
Current
Member
Congressional Taiwan Caucus
Current
Member
Congressional Privacy Caucus
Current
Co-Chair
Public Broadcasting Caucus
Former Chair
Subcommittee on Intelligence Community Management, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Long-Term Care Caucus
Former Member
Congressional Food Safety Caucus
Former Member
Congressional Kidney Caucus
Former Member
LGBT Equality Caucus
Former Member
House Biotechnology Caucus
Former Member
United States-Philippines Friendship Caucus
Former Member
Congressional Shipbuilding Caucus
Former Vice Chair
House 21st Century Health Care Caucus