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Honorary Guest

Our 2016 Honorary Guest is Congresswoman Susan Davis.

Susan DavisSince 2001, Congresswoman Susan A. Davis has proudly represented California’s 53rd Congressional District in the United States House of Representatives. Stretching from I-5 and Balboa Park on the west, through Mission Valley to East County, and continuing south to Chula Vista, California’s 53rd Congressional District includes much of the heart of San Diego. In Congress, Susan serves on the House Armed Services Committee, where she is Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Military Personnel. She also sits on the Education and the Workforce Committee. Susan’s signature issues include defense, education, health care, veterans’ affairs and election reform. Prior to Congress, Susan served 6 years in the California State Assembly and 9 years on the San Diego Unified School District Board of Education. After growing up in northern California and graduating from the University of California at Berkeley, Susan earned a master’s degree in Social Work from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. A Mid-City resident, Susan has been active in the San Diego community for nearly four decades. She is married to Steve Davis and they have two sons and three grandchildren.