Come Meet CA Lieutenant Governor Candidate Janelle E. Kellman!

Thu Apr 25 2024 at 05:30 pm to 07:30 pm

Manny's | San Francisco

Come Meet CA Lieutenant Governor Candidate Janelle E. Kellman!
Swing by Manny's for a special meet & greet happy hour!
About this Event

It is election season and what a perfect time to meet local and statewide candidates!

Come swing by Manny's for delicious drinks and to meet a candidate for Lt. Governor of California.

About Janella E. Kellman:

Janelle Kellman, Esq. has spent the last two decades working on challenges that define

the 21st Century. Janelle most recently served as the Mayor of Sausalito in 2022 and is

still a member of the Sausalito City Council. In her role as Mayor she tackled critical

issues facing all of California, including climate resilience, affordable housing,

homelessness, economic development, and equity and inclusion. Janelle served on the

Sausalito Planning Commission for ten years (including twice as chair). While on the

Commission Janelle served as a member of the General Plan Update Committee and

spearheaded the inclusion of a Sustainability Element, as well as leading the way for

inclusion of programs around resilience, sustainability and sea level rise adaptation

within the General Plan's elements. As the Mayor of Sausalito, Janelle served on the

Housing Element Advisory Committee and led Sausalito to being the first City in Marin

County to have a certified housing element. Janelle also led the Sausalito Sea Level

Rise Task Force, and personally applied for and obtained $1million from the State of CA

for Sausalito to conduct a Sea Level Rise vulnerability assessment and develop a

coastal adaptation plan. Janelle serves on Marin County's BayWAVE sea level rise task

force, on BCDC's Local Elected's Regional Task Force on sea level rise, and on the

Board of Marin Clean Energy. Janelle is also the VP for the NorthBay Division of the

League of California Cities.

Janelle began her career as an environmental attorney, and worked across private and

public practice in building her legal expertise. She has also launched her own

technology startup and served as a trusted advisor to technology entrepreneurs. Janelle

has a reputation as a unifying leader who can mobilize diverse constituencies to take

action together, applying a unique lens of law, technology and public service to complex


In 2020, Janelle founded the Center for Sea Rise Solutions, a global non-profit focused

on coastal resilience and ocean health. She has spent significant time in California and

in coastal communities across the United States working directly with elected leaders

and their staff to help them find innovative solutions to these emerging climate

challenges and to create opportunities for coastal communities to take action towards

resilience. Janelle is also recognized as a global leader on coastal resilience and

climate change, and what’s emerging as “the blue economy.” She has developed

climate partnerships around the intersection of climate resilience, economic prosperity,

and equity across the globe. Janelle most recently spent time advancing coastal and

ocean health policies and innovation with private sector and government partners in

France, Italy, and Portugal.

Janelle holds an undergraduate degree in History from Yale, a Masters in

Environmental Management from Oxford, and a J.D. from Stanford Law. She was a two

sport collegiate athlete and is currently an avid trail runner.

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Manny's, 3092 16th Street, San Francisco, United States


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