Libby Schaaf

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Libby Schaaf
Oakland City Council member Libby Schaaf commemorating the centennial of women gaining the right to vote in California.jpg
Oakland City Council member Libby Schaaf commemorating the centennial of women gaining the right to vote in California.
Member of the Oakland City Council
from District 4
Incumbent
Assumed office
2011
Preceded by Jean Quan
Personal details
Spouse(s) Salvatore Fahey
Children Dominic Fahey
Lena Fahey
Website http://libbyforoakland.com/

Libby Schaaf is a City Councilmember in Oakland, California and candidate in the Oakland 2014 mayoral election.[1]

Biography[edit]

Schaaf holds a B.A. in Political Science from Rollins College and a J.D. from Loyola Law School.[2] Schaaf served as chief of staff to Councilmember Ignacio De La Fuente and later as an aid to Mayor Jerry Brown. Schaaf is Jewish.[3][4] She lives in Oakland with her husband Salvatore Fahey and her children Dominic and Lena.[5]

She was endorsed by fellow councilmembers De La Feunte and Jane Brunner, as well as former councilmembers Henry Chang, Dick Spees, and Danny Wan. Schaaf was also endorsed by the Oakland Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce (OakPAC).[6] In 2006, Schaaf became Public Affairs Director for the Port of Oakland.[7][8][9] In 2010, Schaaf was elected to represent District 4 on the Oakland City Council.[10][11] In the wake of the 2011 Oakland General Strike, Schaaf co-authored a resolution directing City Administrators to use "whatever lawful tools we have" to stop future shutdowns at the Port of Oakland.[12] The resolution was twice defeated.[13][14]

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