Kevin Mullin was re-elected in November 2014 to represent the 22nd Assembly District and on December 1, 2014 was sworn in as the Speaker pro Tempore for the 2015-16 legislative session. In his new role he will continue as part of the Speaker’s leadership team and will preside regularly over floor sessions. The job is critical to ensuring bi-partisan cooperation and civility in the business before the full Assembly floor, making rulings on parliamentary inquiries and points of order, as well as ensuring smooth operations as the Assembly takes up thousands of bills in its upcoming session. Kevin served as the Assistant Speaker pro Tempore in his first term.
Born and raised in South San Francisco, Kevin has deep roots in San Mateo County. He attended public and Catholic elementary schools, graduated from Junipero Serra High School, received a Bachelor's degree in Communications from the University of San Francisco, and a Master's degree in Public Administration (M.P.A.) from San Francisco State University. Kevin also completed an executive leadership program at Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government.
Kevin was elected to the South San Francisco City Council in 2007 and again in 2011 and served as Mayor in 2011. He also represented the cities of San Mateo County on the Metropolitan Transportation Commission.
His legislative experience also includes serving as district director for then-State Senator Jackie Speier (now Congresswoman) and as political director for his father, former State Assemblymember Gene Mullin.
As an entrepreneur, Kevin created KM2 Communications—a multimedia production business in South San Francisco. He produced numerous documentaries, public affairs programming seen on local television and hosted various programs seen on Peninsula-TV Channel 26.
His legislative priorities will continue to focus on a balanced budget with a healthy rainy day fund, election reform, clean energy and strengthening our innovation economy.
In addition to his duties as Speaker pro Tempore, Kevin will also serve on the following committees: Budget, Budget Subcommittee #4 on State Administration, Business and Professions, Revenue and Taxation, Elections and Redistricting and Housing and Community Development.
The 22nd District includes the cities of Belmont, Brisbane, Burlingame, Foster City, Hillsborough, Millbrae, Pacifica, Redwood City, San Bruno, San Carlos, San Mateo, portions of South San Francisco and the Coastside communities of Montara and Moss Beach.
Kevin was born and raised in San Mateo County and is a 4th generation Californian. He lives in South San Francisco with his wife, Jessica Stanfill Mullin, and their Kerry Beagle, Sunshine.