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Democratic Party County Central Committee — Democratic PartyCandidate for Member, Assembly District 28

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Shay Franco-Clausen

Director, Santa Clara Valley Open Space Authority
24,815 votes (9.18%)Winning
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Ensuring that we have many perspectives in the Democratic Central Committee.
  • Educate and Train voters on the process of Elections, Delegates and the roles of government positions.
  • Training more local leaders to run for office and build community representation on local boards and commissions.



Profession:Director, Commissioner, Mother, Community Leader
Field Manager, Ann Ravel for State Senate (2019–current)
Fundraising and Campaign Support, Sally Lieber for State Senate (2019–2020)
Director, Santa Clara Valley, Open Space Authority — Elected position (2018–current)
Commissioner, Chair, Santa Clara County Commission on the Status of Women — Appointed position (2013–current)
Director of Gender and Equity, Santa Clara County Democratic Central Committee — Elected position (2019–current)
Chair, San Jose Evergreen Citizens' Bond Oversight Committee — Elected position (2018–current)
Corresponding Secretary, California Democratic Party African American Caucus — Elected position (2019–current)
Director of Development, Silicon Valley FACES (2017–2019)
Representative Aide, California State Assembly, Assembly Member Ash Kalra (2016–2017)
Campaign Manager, Ash Kalra for State Assembly District 28, 2016 (2015–2016)


Mills College Associate Degree in Mass Communication and Journalism, Policy, Economics, Politics and Law, Bachelor (current)

Community Activities

Volunteer Family - Franco-Clausen Family, Vally Water, Adopt-A-Creek Family (Hillsdale and Almaden #22) (2015–current)
Co-Chair, Santa Clara County Commission on the Status of Women, Justice and Advocacy Committee (2015–current)
Parent Member, Willow Glen Middle School, School Site Council (2016–2018)

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