Dara Schur, Councilmember
Councilmember Dara Schur has been a director of litigation at Disability Rights California since 2002, where she was an attorney from 1996 to 1997. She was an attorney at the Western Center on Law and Poverty from 1991 to 2002 and at Legal Services of Northern California from 1994 to 1996. Ms. Schur was managing attorney of the Housing Unit at the Contra Costa Legal Services Foundation from 1986 to 1990, where she was interim co-director in 1989. Ms. Schur earned a Juris Doctor degree from the University of California, Berkeley School of Law.
She is a member of the Impact Fund Board of Directors, Legal Aid Association of California Board of Directors, Policy Academy on Chronic Homelessness, California Department of Housing and Community Development Policy Advisory Board, Kehilla Community Synagogue, California State Parks Foundation, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, Sierra Club, Friends of the Boundary Waters Wilderness, American Civil Liberties Union and Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays.
Appointed by Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. and reappointed by Governor Gavin Newsom, Ms. Schur’s term expires January 1, 2023.