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Congressman Eric Swalwell
Advisory Council Member

Eric-SwalwellCongressman Eric Swalwell represents California’s Fifteenth Congressional District. The District includes a large portion of the East Bay, where he grew up, attended public schools, and served his community upon returning home from college and law school.

After college, Congressman Swalwell graduated from the University of Maryland School of Law. Inspired by his father’s service as a police officer, he joined the Alameda County District Attorney’s Office. In addition to his service in the District Attorney’s office, Congressman Swalwell founded and served as chairperson to the Dublin High School Alumni Association. In 2006, he was appointed to and later served as chairperson of the Dublin Heritage & Cultural Arts Commission, where he helped build the City’s Heritage Museum. In 2008, Congressman Swalwell was appointed to the Dublin Planning Commission. In 2010, he was elected to the Dublin City Council, where he created the Wine Region Subcommittee to protect open space, entice viticulture, and enhance the region’s economic viability.

In November 2012, he was elected to the United States House of Representatives, promising to bring new energy, ideas, and a problem-solving spirit of cooperation to Congress.