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Joan Buchanan's Biography
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Joan T. Buchanan
Divorced; 5 Children: Jennifer, Christopher, Steven, David, Lindsey
San Francisco, CA
BA, Economics, University of California Santa Barbara, 1973
Former Member, San Ramon County School Board
Former President, San Ramon County School Board
Assembly Member, California State Assembly, District 15, 2008-2014
Candidate, United States House of Representatives, District 10, 2009
Member, Advisory Commission on Special Education, California Department Education, 2009-present
Member, Early Learning Quality Improvements System Advisory Commission, California Department Education, 2009-present
Member, New Democrats Caucus, California State Assembly, 2008-present
Member, Rural Caucus, California State Assembly, 2008-present
Member, Womens Caucus, California State Assembly, 2008-present
Representative, Assembly on the Advisory Commission on Special Needs, present
Representative, Assembly on the Early Learning Quality Improvements System Advisory Commission, present
Former Member, Budget Committee, California State Assembly
Member, State Allocations Board, Department of General Services, present
Director Commercial Operations, Delta Dental Plan, 1974-1983
Religious, Civic, and other Memberships
Member, American Association of University Women
Member, Commonwealth Club
Board Member, Leo T. McCarthy Center for Public Service and the Common Good
Member, National Women's Political Caucus
Former President, Parent-Teacher Association, Alamo Elementary School
Member, Planned Parenthood
Vice President, San Ramon Valley School Age Child Care Alliance
Member, World Affairs Council
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