- Elected November 2010 for term January 2011 to January 2015
Committee and Board Assignments:
- Member, Board of Supervisors
Supervisor Jane Kim was elected in 2010 to serve as a member of the Board of Supervisors representing District Six in San Francisco. She is the former President of the San Francisco Board of Education and a civil rights attorney. Prior to serving on the Board of Education, Jane was a fellow at The Greenlining Institute, where she developed economic development policies and advocated for increased consumer protections for communities of color. In 2001, she left The Greenlining Institute for the Chinatown Community Development Center in San Francisco, where she worked as a Senior Community Organizer. For the next six years, Jane Kim worked to strengthen tenant protections and improve community public safety. Jane received her undergraduate degree from Stanford University, where she studied Political Science and Asian American Studies. She went on to receive her law degree from U.C. Berkeley School of Law, Boalt Hall. She currently serves on the City’s Land Use Committee, as a member of the Association of Bay Area Governments, as the Chair of the City and School District Joint Select Committee and the Chair of the Transbay Joint Powers Authority. She also serves on the Plans & Programs Committee of the San Francisco Transportation Authority Board. She lives in the South of Market neighborhood.