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The SFERS Retirement Board welcomes a new member, Supervisor Joel Engardio.

Published: January 26, 2024

Supervisor Engardio represents District 4, also known as the Sunset. It has about 80,000 residents living west of 19th Avenue between Golden Gate Park and Lake Merced. He has a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Michigan State University and a Master’s in Public Administration from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government.

He has worked for tech startups, public relations firms, and nonprofits, including Out & Equal and the American Civil Liberties Union. Supervisor Engardio has also served on the boards of two of San Francisco’s largest political organizations: the Alice B. Toklas LGBTQ Democratic Club and the United Democratic Club. He also served as a member of the San Francisco Democratic County Central Committee.

Supervisor Engardio was appointed by the San Francisco Board of Supervisors President, Aaron Peskin, to fill the seat vacated by Supervisor Ahsha Safai, whose term has expired.