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Claudia Ellquist – Green – Pima County

January 1999 – January 2001

Senate Minority Leader Jack Brown appointed Tucson resident Claudia Ellquist to the Citizens Clean Elections Commission in 1999 for a term that will expire in 2001. Ms. Ellquist received her bachelor’s and law degrees from the University of Arizona. She currently is an adjunct professor at Pima Community College, teaching a course in sociology; a member of the education committee for the Coalition of Arizonans to Abolish the Death Penalty (CAADP); state legislative chair for the Christian Women’s Fellowship; board member of Sanctity of Life—People Against Executions (SOLPAE); and an elected elder at the First Christian Church. Ms. Ellquist has served as consultant for the Healthy Arizona Coalition; steering committee representative and state and local board member for the Church Women United; twice was Democratic precinct committeeman; chair of NOW PAC, which was instituted in 1994 to lead the successful recall of Pima County Assessor Alan Lang; and state and local board member for the National Organization for Women.