Assemblymember Marc Levine was elected in November 2012 to represent the 10th Assembly District, comprised of the communities of Sausalito, Tiburon, Larkspur, Mill Valley, Corte Madera, San Anselmo, Kentfield, San Rafael, Fairfax, Novato, West Marin, Petaluma, Cotati, Penngrove, Sonoma, Sebastopol, and parts of the City of Santa Rosa.
His priorities include investing in K-12 and higher education, creating and retaining jobs, protecting the environment, promoting clean energy and creating a sustainable budget.
A former San Rafael City Councilmember, Levine has held leadership posts throughout his career helping to develop innovative solutions at the local, state, national and international levels.
Levine has also worked as an advisor and consultant to social enterprise and high tech startups. He developed award-winning technology for human rights organizations, in the process raising millions in funding from the U.S. State Department, the Soros Foundation and other funders to create technology that is now in use globally. Additionally, Levine has worked to create innovative programs that use technology to foster learning in under-served classrooms.
Levine earned his Master’s Degree in National Security Affairs from the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, CA, and was recognized with a Special Act Award for his work to promote the elite graduate school around the world. While earning his Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science at Cal State Northridge, he was elected Chair of the California State Student Association representing over 400,000 students to the State Legislature and Board of Trustees.
Some of Levine’s past activities include: Vice Chair, Marin Telecommunications Agency; Governance Committee, MarinKids; Alternate Commissioner of the Bay Conservation and Development Commission; Alternate Director of the San Rafael Sanitation District and Central Marin Sanitation Agency; Member of the Executive Board of the California Democratic Party; Vice Chair of California Democratic Party Business and Professional Caucus; and Fellow of the ZeroDivide Foundation. Assemblymember Levine lives in San Rafael with his wife Wendy and their two children.