Bachelor of Science in Environmental Planning and Management, University California Davis, 1975. Attended, Revenue Sources Management School, Boulder, 1981. Attended, Kennedy School Government, Harvard University, 1991.
Board member Environmental Council of Sacramento, 1983—1989. Member Sacramento City Council, 1989—1998. Mayor City of Sacramento, California, 2001—2008.
Chair board directors Sacramento Area Flood Control Agency. Board directors Sacramento Area Council Government, Sacramento Area Commerce and Trade Organization.
Married Alan Moll.