Political Leadership Positions (Nearly 200,000 votes in less than 2 years):
2021 Most Qualified California Gubernatorial Democratic Candidate (Placed 4th among Democrats statewide; 186,345 votes received; September 14, 2021 Recall Election).
2019 Democratic Party Runner-up for San Francisco Mayor (Placed 2nd among Democrats citywide; 13,283 votes received; November 5, 2019 Election).
Won citywide San Francisco Ward 3 Municipal Utility Director Position (Placed 1st; 33,563 votes received; November 6, 2001 Election); PG&E, the corrupt-criminal-monopoly utility, violated campaign finance laws, rigged the election & defeated the new municipal utility board from being established.
Environmental Leadership Positions:
City and County of San Francisco Environmental Commissioner (1994-97)
Director, San Francisco Tomorrow (1985-96)
Chair, San Francisco Tomorrow Waterfront Committee (1992-96)
Chair, San Franciscans for Public Power (1990-01)
Chair, Preserve the Presidio Campaign (1994-05)
Neighborhood Leadership Positions:
President, Coalition for San Francisco Neighborhoods (1987-88; 1988-89; 1992-93; 1993-94)
President, Haight Ashbury Neighborhood Council (1981-82; 1982-83; 1987-88)
President, Sunset-Parkside Education and Action Committee (2004-05; 2005-06)
Director, Haight Ashbury Neighborhood Council (1978-94)
Labor Leadership Positions:
Executive Board Member, Service Employees International Union (SEIU) 790 (1991-97)
Member, Service Employees International Union (SEIU) 790/1021 (1987-2018), the largest public employees union in Northern California
Paid for by Joel Ventresca for California Governor 2022. FPPC# 1443383.