Sean Elsbernd

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Sean Elsbernd
Member of the
San Francisco Board of Supervisors
from District 7
In office
2004 – January 8, 2013
Mayor Gavin Newsom
Ed Lee
Preceded by Tony Hall
Succeeded by Norman Yee
Personal details
Born (1976-02-07) February 7, 1976 (age 41)
San Francisco, California
Nationality United States
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Jennifer Johnston
Residence San Francisco, California
Alma mater Claremont McKenna College
University of California Hastings College of the Law
Occupation Politician
Website Supervisor Sean Elsbernd

Sean Elsbernd (born February 7, 1976) is an American politician who represented District 7 on the San Francisco Board of Supervisors.[1] District 7 includes neighborhoods west of Twin Peaks, the Villas at Parkmerced, Lake Merced, Miraloma Park, Harding Park Golf Course, San Francisco State University, City College of San Francisco, and Laguna Honda Hospital and Rehabilitation Center.

He received his BA from Claremont McKenna College in 1997 and graduated from University of California Hastings College of the Law in 2000. He was subsequently admitted to the State Bar of California on December 4, 2000.

Prior to his work in City Hall, Elsbernd worked as a law clerk with Nielsen, Merksamer, Parinello, Mueller, & Naylor and with the San Francisco District Attorney's Office.[2] He also worked in the office of Congressman Tom Lantos as a co-director of the Congressional Human Rights Caucus in 1995.

Elsbernd was elected to the Board of Supervisors in November 2004, following his August 2004 appointment to the Board by Mayor Gavin Newsom.[3]

Career and personal life[edit]

He was married to Jennifer Johnston on November 11, 2005.