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San Mateo County Democratic PartyCandidate for County Central Committee, Supervisorial District 3

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Pam Salvatierra

Registered Nurse
10,338 votes (12%)
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Engage voters in support of environmental stewardship, healthcare for all, education opportunities and social and economic fairness.
  • Increase voters influence on the issues, candidates and programs that will positively impact all aspects of our community.
  • Grow our Democratic base and encourage voters to engage in the political process. We can see the results immediately at the local level.



Profession:Registered Nurse for and patient advocate for more than 35 years
Retired Registered Nurse, Stanford, CPMC, UCSF, Western Medical Center, Herrick Hospital (1980–2016)


San Jose State University Bachelors of Science, Chemistry, Biology. Anatomy, Physiology, Child Development, Psychology, Environmental Science (1980)
San Jose State University Bachelors of Science in Nursing (1980)


My Democratic Party resume includes:


·      Delegate for Rich Gordon to the CA State Party Convention since 2011

·      Phone Bank Coordinator for President Obama  (2008 and 2012)

·      Team Leader for Organizing for America’s Affordable Care Act outreach

·      Co-founder of the Mid-Peninsula Democratic Volunteer Center

·      Coordinator of numerous local, state and national candidate events and fundraising campaigns


My community organizing and advocacy includes:


·      Healthcare advocate and patient care coordinator throughout the bay area

·      More than 30 years as an RN advocating for accessible quality health care

·      Certified educator for Covered California

·      Member of Menlo Park Fire District’s Community Emergency Response Team

·      Founder of the Stanford Oaks Neighborhood Association in Menlo Park

Who supports this candidate?

Elected Officials (12)

  • Santa Clara County Supervisor Joe Simitian
  • San Mateo County Democratic Central Committee Chair Jeffrey Adair and past Chair David Burruto
  • Menlo Park Fire Protection District Board President Rob Silano
  • Sequoia Union High School Board Trustees Chris Thomson and Allen Weiner
  • San Carlos City Mayor Cameron Johnson, Councilmen Bob Grassilli and Mark Olbert
  • Belmont City Councilwoman Davina Hurt
  • Palo Alto City Councilman Marc Berman
  • Menlo Park Mayor Rich Cline, Mayor Pro Tem Kirsten Keith and former Mayor Ray Mueller
  • San Francisco Supervisor Scott Wiener
  • San Mateo County Supervisors Don Horsley and Dave Pine
  • State Senator Jerry Hill, Assemblymen Rich Gordon and Speaker Pro Tempore Kevin Mullin
  • US Congresswomen Anna Eshoo and Jackie Speier

Political Beliefs

Political Philosophy

I am a committed grassroots activist and I beleieve that it is at this level where we gather our greatedst community involvement in the political process.

I focus my political efforts at the grassroots level and move out from there with teams of progressive activists.

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