Dion Aroner
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Dion Aroner

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American politician

Berkeley, California
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Dion Aroner

American politician
Summary
Experience
77
Years of Age
6
Years of Experience
CAResidence (state)

Dion Louise Aroner (born June 6, 1945) is a Democrat who represented California's 14th Assembly District, including parts of Alameda and Contra Costa counties, from December 6, 1996, to November 30, 2002. She also lost in a special election primary to Don Perata for the 9th District Senate seat in 1998. She currently owns her own lobbying firm with two of her former staffers. Since leaving the Assembly, Aroner has also been part of the legislator-in-residence program at the University of California, Berkeley. Prior to serving in the Assembly, Aroner served as the Chief of Staff to her predecessor Tom Bates from 1972 until 1996. Bates is also the husband of Aroner's successor, Loni Hancock. Currently, Dion Aroner works as a public relations consultant for businesses and organizations that are interested in purchasing access to government officials, lobbying, and other legislative and policy influencing strategies.

Experience

Education

  (1 of 1)  
University of California-Berkeley
BS
1966

Past Positions

  (1 - 2 of 6)  
California
State Assembly
1996 - 2002
Consultant
Assembly Human Services Committee
1994
Chief of Staff
Assemblyman Tom Bates
1972 - 1996
Alameda County Department of Social Services
1967 - 1972
President
Department of Service Employees Internatl Union Local, SEILL Local 535
1970 - 1972
Social Worker
Alameda County
1967 - 1971

Other Experience

  (1 - 2 of 11)  
Advisory Board
Highland Hospital
Board
Crisis Support Centers of Alameda County
Board
Alzheimer's Services of East Bay
Experience
National Women's Political Caucus
Experience
Contra Costa County Advisory Committee on Domestic Violence
Experience
Jewish Community Relations Council of East Bay
Experience
Save San Francisco Bay Association
Experience
Select Committee on Mental Health
Experience
Select Committee on Gun Violence
Experience
Select Committee on Coastal Protection
Experience
Joint Task Force on Workforce Investment