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State of California (Alpine, Amador, Butte, Calaveras, El Dorado, Lassen, Modoc, Mono, Nevada, Placer, Plumas, Sierra, Yuba Counties) November 7, 2000 Election
Smart Voter Full Biography for Thomas "Tom" Romero

Candidate for
State Senator; District 1

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Thomas A. Romero

Democratic Candidate First State Senate District
P.O. Box 2046
Loomis, California 95650
Tel/FAX (916) 652-1175
ID# 990724
E-mail: electtom@pacbell.net



  • Born 1939 Los Angeles, California
  • Educated 1-12 in Los Angeles Schools
  • Wife-Jan Romero
  • Sons-Kurt Romero & William Romero

Professional Background
  • Public School Teacher - Rocklin Unified School (31 years)
  • Elementary & Secondary School Administrator

Business Background
  • Retail Sales
  • Vice Chairman of the Board of Publishers for the newspaper the "Sacramento Valley Labor Bulletin"

  • President of AFT Local 2267, AFL-CIO Charter member of union (1969-Present)
  • Delegate Sacramento Central Labor Council, A.F.L.-C.I.O., 1969- Present
  • Elected to Board of Publishers of Sacramento Valley Union Labor Bulletin 1977-1986
  • Charter Member of Sacramento Labor Committee for Latin American Advancement, AFL-CIO
  • Member UFCW Locals 770 & 324, withdrawal-1963 Member Local 770's Heath Care Committee Member Local 770's Bylaws Committee

  • Region 1 Director of California Democratic Party,1995-present
  • Ex-officio Member of 20 Northeastern Counties' Central Committees (Assembly Districts 2,3,4)
  • Democratic Nominee for State Senate District #1, 1992 and 1996
  • Executive Board of California Democratic Party, 1981 - present
  • Chair Placer County Democratic Central Committee, 1982-1992
  • Member Placer County Democratic Central Committee 1970-present
  • Town of Loomis Parking and Traffic Commissioner, 1989-1991
  • Plaintiff in US Supreme Court ruling freeing political parties (small third parties) from control by California state government, c.1986.

  • Southern Poverty Law Center, Klan Watch Project
  • Holocaust Memorial Museum
  • California Association of School Administrators
  • California Tax Payers Association

  • Master of Arts: Humanities - CSU Dominguez Hills
  • Certificate in Public Sector Labor-Management *Relations,UC Davis
  • Administrative Service Credential K-12
  • Standard Teaching Credential-Secondary (Major: History / Minors:Political Science,Anthropology&Mandarin Chinese
  • Bachelor of Arts: History - CSU Los Angeles
  • Associate of Arts: Los Angeles City College

  • California Labor Federation
  • Five Counties Central Labor Council
  • Sacramento Central Labor Council
  • United Auto Workers, Region 5
  • California Federation of Teacher, AFT
  • International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 1245

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