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November 8, 2016 — California General Election

City of ClaytonCandidate for City Council

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Tuija Catalano

3,053 votes (23.17%)Winning
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Maintain safety and services that make Clayton the community it is today.
  • Ensure financial stability; encourage new and existing businesses; support a lively Downtown.
  • Provide for informed and transparent leadership.



Profession:Land Use and Real Estate Attorney
Partner / Attorney, Reuben, Junius & Rose, LLP (2015–current)
Planning Commissioner, Clayton Planning Commission — Appointed position (2015–current)
Legal Counsel, Technopolis, Plc. (Helsinki) (2014–2015)
Senior Associate, Roschier, Ltd (2011–2014)
Partner (also previously Senior Associate and Associate), Reuben & Junius, LLP (2004–2011)
Planning Commissioner, Clayton Planning Commission — Appointed position (2006–2011)


University of Helsinki LL.M (Masters in International and Comparative Law), International Business Law (2015)
Golden Gate University, School of Law Juris Doctor (J.D.), Law (2003)
San Francisco State University Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), International Relations (1998)

Community Activities

Member and Volunteer, Clayton Business and Community Association (CBCA) (2006–current)
2016 Art & Wine Festival (adult) Volunteer Coordinator, CBCA (2016–current)
Chair of the Scholarship Committee, CBCA (2016–current)

Who supports this candidate?

Elected Officials (5)

  • Howard Geller, Current Mayor and Council Member
  • Julie Pierce, Council Member
  • Keith Haydon, Council Member
  • Dave Shuey, Council Member
  • Jim Diaz, Council Member

Individuals (33)

  • Debbie Yoshii
  • Rhonda and Kevin Woodling
  • Manny Urteaga
  • Kelly and Michael Tuohey
  • Holly Tillman
  • Rory Richmond
  • Jennifer and Jim Nielsen
  • Marcy and Dave Moss
  • Sarah Noble and David Miller
  • Kelly McDougall
  • Julie and Tony Mancini
  • Steve Longley
  • Camille and Jeff Littlejohn
  • Mary Ann and Jim Lawrence
  • Yolanda and Stephen Kowalewski
  • Nancy and David Kelly
  • Cindy Haydon
  • Trish Dolan
  • Jude and Patrick D'Arcy
  • Natalie and Casey Cline
  • Heidi and Joe Celentano
  • Crystal and Javier Castaneda
  • JoAnn Caspar
  • Rhonda Caldwell
  • Save Bruzzone, Former Planning Commissioner
  • Sandy Johnson, Former Planning Commissioner
  • Ed Hartley, Former Planning Commissioner
  • Bassam Altwal, Planning Commissioner
  • Carl Wolfe, Planning Commissioner
  • Dan Richardson, Planning Commissioner
  • Pete Laurence, Former Council Member
  • Hank Stratford, Former Council Member
  • Gregg Manning, Former Council Member

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