Lorie Zapf

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Lorie Zapf
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Member of the
San Diego City Council
for the Second District
Assumed office
December 10, 2014
Mayor Kevin Faulconer
Preceded by Ed Harris
Member of San Diego City Council representing the Sixth District
In office
December 2010 – December 10, 2014
Mayor Jerry Sanders
Preceded by Donna Frye
Succeeded by Chris Cate
Personal details
Born Los Angeles, California
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Eric Zapf
Children 2 daughters
Alma mater California State University Northridge (BA)
University of Denver (MA) [1]
Website City Council District 2 website

Lorie Zapf (pronounced "Zaff") is an American elected official in San Diego, California. She serves as a San Diego City Council member representing City Council District 2. She was first elected to office in November 2010 serving District 6, but switched districts in 2014 due to redistricting.[2] She is a Republican, although city council positions are officially nonpartisan per California state law.

San Diego City Council

When she was elected to District 6 in 2010, it included the neighborhoods of Bay Ho, Bay Park, Clairemont Mesa, Fashion Valley, Kearny Mesa, Linda Vista, Mission Valley, North Clairemont, and Serra Mesa.[3] Her home in Bay Ho, was moved to District 2 in the 2011 redistricting. She ran for the vacant District 2 seat under the new borders in 2014[4] and won election to that seat in the June primary, by getting more than 50% of the vote (53.65%).[5] The other neighborhoods in the new District 2 included Bay Park, Morena, Midway/North Bay, Mission Beach, Ocean Beach, Pacific Beach, and Point Loma.[6]

Committee Assignments

  • Economic Development and Intergovernmental Relations Committee (Chair)
  • Infrastructure Committee
  • Public Safety and Livable Neighborhoods Committee
  • Budget Review Committee
  • Select Committee on Homelessness[7]

Source: Office of the City Clerk

Personal

She was born in Los Angeles; her mother was a first-generation Mexican American.[3] She is the first Latina to serve on the city council.[8] She and her husband Eric founded a business, Boulder Bar Endurance, a line of food bars sold through health food stores. They sold the company to MAF Bionutritionals in 2002 but remained active in its operation.[9] She has lived in Bay Ho for 17 years with her husband and two daughters.[8]

References

  1. ^ Gustafson, Craig (May 29, 2010), "Five running to replace Frye in 6th District", San Diego Union Tribune, p. CZ-1 
  2. ^ Lebron Kuhney, Jen (November 12, 2010), "S.D. City Council May See a Shift When New Faces, Leader Step In", San Diego Union Tribune, p. B-3 
  3. ^ a b http://www.sandiego.gov/citycouncil/cd6/
  4. ^ Gormlie, Frank (August 30, 2011). "It's official: Ocean Beach remains in newly drawn City Council District 2". San Diego Free Press. Retrieved 5 April 2014. 
  5. ^ "Zapf Wins; Cate, Kim Headed To Runoff In City Council Races". KPBS. June 3, 2014. Retrieved 7 June 2014. 
  6. ^ "Communities | City Council District 2". City of San Diego. Retrieved December 12, 2014. 
  7. ^ Service, City News. "San Diego City Council Unanimously Votes To Form Homeless Committee". KPBS Public Media. 
  8. ^ a b "Council District 2 readies for changing of the guard". Peninsula Beacon. November 20, 2014. 
  9. ^ "Boulder Bar sold to MAF BioNutritionals". nutraingredients.com. April 15, 2002. Retrieved 22 November 2014. 
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