Tom Torlakson

California State Rep, 11th District, Democratic  

  • Gender

    Wife: Diana; 2 Children: Tiffany, Tamara.

    Antioch, CA

    MA, Education, University of California, Berkeley, 1977
    Teaching Credential, University of California, Berkeley, 1977
    BA, History, University of California, Berkeley, 1971.

    Kosich Insurance Company, 1989-present
    Coach, Antioch High School, 1973-2003
    Educator, Mount Diablo High Schools, 1972-1981
    Landscaper, 1977
    Enlisted, United States Merchant Marine, 1967-1971.

    Former Chair, Senate Majority Caucus
    Senator, California State Senate, 2001-present
    Assemblymember, California State Assembly, 1997-2000
    Member, Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors, 1980-1996
    Chair, Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors, 1984, 1989, 1994
    Member, Antioch City Council, 1978-1980.


    Congressional Membership
    Member, SMART Growth Caucus, 1999-present
    Co-Chair, Local Government Caucus, 1997-present
    Chair, State Route 4 Bypass Authority, 1989-1996
    Member, Contra Costa Transportation Authority 1988-1996
    Initiator/Chair, Highway 4 Task Force, 1981-1988
    Chair, California Task Force on Youth and Workplace Wellness.

    Director, Holiday Run & Walk Against Drugs, 1977-present
    Member, Delta Kiwanis, 1975-present
    Member, Sierra Club, 1966-present
    President, Association of Bay Area Governments, 1994-1995
    Former President, Sierra Club, Mount Diable Regional Group, 1966
    Member, Antioch Chamber of Commerce
    Member, Concord Chamber of Commerce
    Former President, Many Hands Recycling Center
    Member, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
    Member, Pittsburg Chamber of Commerce
    Member, Planning & Conservation League
    Member, Save San Francisco Association.

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