SKILLS 1. Legislative advocacy and lobbying Served as the State Legislative Director for UC Berkeley’s graduate student government; organized and led all state-level lobbying efforts for UC Berkeley’s student body. Worked in state legislature, drafting legislation and bill analyses. 2. Organizing and campaign work Led a statewide student campaign on behalf of ballot proposition that eliminated California’s supermajority requirement on budget. Helped devise and execute a statewide student campaign on behalf of the California DREAM Act. Executed coalition-building efforts on behalf of a package of government reform legislation at California Forward. 3. Nonprofit management Currently serve on Board of Directors of California Common Cause, leading government reform nonprofit in California. Currently serve on the University of California’s Board of Regents, governing 10 campuses and a $22 billion budget. Formerly served on the Board of Directors of the UC Student Association, statewide student government of the UC system. 4. Legal analysis skills Completed constitutional analysis of the California DISCLOSE Act for California Clean Money Campaign. Interned with the San Francisco City Attorney’s Office. Completed semester-long legal and policy analysis on reforms of the Bankruptcy Code to make discharging of student loans in bankruptcy easier. 5. Policy analysis skills Completed semester-long client-based policy analysis on public higher education financing. Completed semester-long client-based policy analysis on the value of weekend voting. Trained in microeconomics, statistical analysis, and econometrics. 6. Communication skills Worked as a journalist for 4 years, writing for print and web. Appeared on TV and radio as elections pundit. Trained to write long-form journalism, blogs, short policy memos, long policy reports, legal memos, and legislative language.