ABOUT CHRISTINE PELOSI
Attorney, author, and activist, Christine Pelosi has spent her life successfully fighting for the Democratic party.
Christine began her legal career as a public interest attorney in the City of San Francisco. She then served as HUD Special Counsel in the Clinton-Gore administration, a Chief of Staff on Capitol Hill, a Democratic National Committee member elected from California, and a volunteer board member for the National AIDS Memorial Grove, the Young Democrats of America and the New Leaders Council.
An avid baseball fan, she serves on the San Francisco Giants Community Fund board of directors. She is married to Emmy-nominated filmmaker Peter Kaufman. They live in San Francisco with Octavio, 16, and Bella, 7. Bella has traveled with mom advancing Democrats and democracy throughout the West and other countries.
Christine holds a JD degree from University of California Hastings, College of Law and a Bachelor’s degree from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service.
A LIFETIME OF SERVICE TO DEMOCRATS AND DEMOCRACY
A volunteer in politics since the stroller, Christine conducts leadership boot camps based on her books Campaign Boot Camp: Basic Training for Future Leaders and Campaign Boot Camp 2.0.
Christine is currently serving as the Chair of the California Democratic Party Women’s Caucus. A former Executive Director of the state party, Christine led the state party’s Platform Committee for thirteen years, and has been elected six times to the Democratic National Committee, where she cofounded the DNC Veterans and Military Families Council.
A member of the DNC Resolutions Committee since 2001, Christine has co-authored dozens of DNC policy statements embracing civil rights, voting rights, economic justice, women’s equality, the Fight for 15, gun violence prevention, and veterans and military families.
Most recently Christine served as a member of the 2016 Electoral College and helped lead the effort to inform the electors and the public about foreign interference in our elections. She continues to push for an independent investigation in order to protect our democracy.