San Francisco
Oct 09, 2018 at 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
Sir Francis Drake Hotel
450 Powell Street
San Francisco, CA  94102
United States

State Senator Scott Wiener will give an overview of his 2018 bills that are now on the Governor’s desk. He will also elaborate on his housing legislation and the priorities he has planned for the 2019 legislative cycle.

Elected in November 2016, Senator Wiener represents District 11 in the California State Senate. District 11 includes all of San Francisco, Broadmoor, Colma, and Daly City as well as portions of South San Francisco.
 
During his first year in the Senate, Senator Wiener passed 11 bills that were signed into law, including a landmark bill to streamline housing approvals in cities not meeting their housing goals. He serves as Chair of the Senate Human Services Committee; he also serves on the Transportation and Housing Committee; the Energy, Utilities and Communications Committee; the Appropriations Committee; and the Public Safety Committee.
 
Before his election to the Senate, Senator Wiener served as a member of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors. He has represented San Francisco on a number of regional bodies including the Metropolitan Transportation Commission, the Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District, and the San Francisco Bay Restoration Authority. He served as Chair of the San Francisco County Transportation Authority.

Before being elected to the Board of Supervisors, Senator Wiener served as a Deputy City Attorney in the San Francisco City Attorney's Office. He served as Chairman of the San Francisco Democratic Party. A leader in San Francisco’s LGBT community, Senator Wiener co-chaired the Alice B. Toklas LGBT Democratic Club, BALIF (the Bay Area’s LGBT bar association), and the San Francisco LGBT Community Center as well as serving on the national board of directors of the Human Rights Campaign.

Senator Wiener received a bachelor’s degree from Duke University and a law degree from Harvard Law School. He spent a year in Chile on a Fulbright Scholarship doing historical research. 

Meeting Schedule:

12:00 Noon Registration & Networking
12:15 PM (sharp!)  Meeting begins (club business first, followed by keynote speaker)
1:30 PM Meeting adjourns

This is a weekly membership meeting for The Rotary Club of San Francisco, open to all Rotarians, visiting Rotarians, prospective members, and guests.

Each luncheon ticket includes a three-course lunch. Tickets for Club members are $35 each; $30 if you register online in advance. Non-member tickets are $40 each. Payment by credit card or check is preferred. Tickets available for purchase only at the door.

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