Second Vice President, Board of Directors

Appointment Date: September 30, 2005

Term Ending: March 1, 2011

(Representing the City and County of San Francisco)

Mailing Address:

Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District

P.O. Box 9000, Presidio Station, San Francisco, CA 94129

(415) 923-2223


District Committee Memberships:

  • Vice Chair, Governmental Affairs and Public Information Committee
  • Member, Building and Operating Committee
  • Member, Rules, Policy and Industrial Relations Committee

Occupation/Professional Experience:

  • Retired Attorney
  • General Counsel, Metron Technology/Transpacific Technology
  • CEO and Founder, Lynne Newhouse Associates, Public Affairs and Development
  • Attorney, Private Law Practice
  • Staff Attorney, Office of United States Congressman Tom Lantos

Public Service:

  • Former Commissioner, San Francisco Recreation and Parks Department
  • Former Commissioner, Human Rights Commission, Rockland County, NY
  • Candidate, City and County of San Francisco Board of Supervisors, 2002
  • California State Democratic Central Committee, Former Executive Committee Member

Community Service:

  • United States Conference of Mayors San Francisco Coordinator
  • S.F. Mayor’s Summit for Women Finance Co-Chair
  • Friends of Alta Plaza Park Founder
  • “2gether” Founder and Convener
  • International Museum of Women Founding Member
  • Emerge Advisory Board Member
  • Pacific Heights Residents Association Board of Directors
  • Friends of Lafayette Park, Board Member
  • American Association of University Women
  • Back on Track
  • Democratic Women’s Forum
  • Jewish Community Federation
  • Jewish Vocational Services
  • National Breast Cancer Coalition
  • National Women’s Political Caucus
  • Neighborhood Parks Council
  • Raoul Wallenberg Jewish Democratic Club
  • San Francisco Jewish Community Relations Council
  • San Francisco Parks Trust


  • B.A., Social Sciences, American University
  • J.D., University of California Hastings College of Law
  • Masters Program, Public Administration, Fairleigh Dickinson University