Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva is a school teacher who was elected to the California State Assembly in 2012 to represent California’s 65th Assembly District. Prior to her election to the California Legislature, she was elected to the Fullerton City Council in November 2004, where she was selected by her peers in 2007 to serve as mayor for two terms.
Regionally, Assemblywoman Quirk-Silva has been active in organizations serving the entire 65th District, which includes Cypress, Stanton, La Palma, Buena Park, West Anaheim, and Fullerton. She has hosted service events in Cypress discussing Senior Scams at the Senior Center and a town hall meeting discussing legislation at the Cypress Community Center. She has participated in city events such as being a panellist at the Cypress Women’s Conference and attended the League of Women Voters of North Orange County Luncheon.
In the Assembly, Assemblywoman Quirk-Silva is currently Chair of the California Committee on Veterans affairs; additionally she sits on the Transportation, Higher Education, Accountability and Administrative Review, and Housing and Community Development committees.