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Mike Honda's Biography
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Michael 'Mike' M. Honda
Widowed; 2 Children: Mark, Michelle
Walnut Grove, CA
MA, Education, San José State University, 1974
BS, Biological Sciences, San José State University, 1968
BS, Spanish, San José State University, 1968
Representative, United States House of Representatives, 2001-present
Senior Whip, United States House of Representatives, present
Regional Whip, United States House of Representatives, 2001-2006
Assembly Member, California State Assembly, 1996-2000
Member, Board of Supervisors, Santa Clara County, 1990-1996
Member, San José Unified School Board, 1981-1990
Chair Emeritus, Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus, 2003-present
Founding Co-Chair, Congressional Ethiopia and Ethiopian American Caucus, 2003-present
Vice Chair, Congressional Progressive Caucus, present
Member, Democratic Homeland Security Task Force, present
Co-Chair, House LGBT Caucus, present
Member, New Democrat Coalition, present
Former Member, Appropriations Committee, United States House of Representatives
Former Vice Chair, Democratic National Committee
Former Member, Gang Task Force, Office of the Mayor, San José, California
Co-Founder, New Media Working Group, Democratic Caucus
Former Commissioner, San José Planning Commission
Former Chair, South County Agriculture Preservation Task Force
Former Ranking Member, Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies, United States House of Representatives
Former Member, Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development, and Related Agencies, United States House of Representatives
Founder, Wireless Task Force, Congressional Internet Caucus
Chair, South County Agriculture Preservation Task Force, 1995-1996
Former Science Teacher
Former Principal, Hillsdale Elementary School
Former Principal, McKinley Elementary School
Vice Principal, Sylvandale Middle School, 1975-1978
Associate Researcher, Urban-Rural School Development Program, Stanford University, 1974-1975
Religious, Civic, and other Memberships
Former Chair, Countywide Trails Committee
Volunteer, Peace Corps, El Salvador, 1965-1967
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