|Member of the
San Francisco Board of Supervisors
from District 10
|Preceded by||district created|
|Succeeded by||Malia Cohen|
|Born||San Francisco, California|
|Residence||San Francisco, California|
Sophie Maxwell is the daughter of Enola Maxwell who was an activist and a Potrero Hill Neighborhood House executive director. Maxwell also had a son named Rama who died of Hodgkin's lymphoma at the age of 30.
Maxwell was first elected to the Board in 2000, when, as a result of the shift from at-large to district elections, she served a transitional two-year term. She was re-elected for four-year terms in November 2002 and November 2006. Her work seems to revolve around issues such as:
- environmental justice
- clean energy
- equitable distribution of public resources
- Supervisor Sophie Maxwell, San Francisco city and county government web page. Retrieved on 2007-02-26 from http://www.sfgov.org/site/bdsupvrs_index.asp?id=4641.
- "In Depth with District 10 Supervisor Sophie Maxwell". Neighborhood News Wire. Retrieved 24 August 2012.
|New district||Member of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors
January 8, 2001 – January 8, 2011
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