California State Senator,
Senator Scott Wiener represents San Francisco and northern San Mateo County in the California State Senate. Elected in 2016, Senator Wiener focuses extensively on housing, transportation, civil rights, criminal justice reform, clean energy, and alleviating poverty.
Deputy Director of Housing
SF Mayor’s Office
Daniel Adams is the Deputy Director for Housing at the SF Mayor’s Office of Housing and Community Development (MOHCD) where he oversees the agency’s new construction pipeline, acquisition and preservation work, and affordable housing policy-making and legislative affairs.
Emily Hamilton is a Research Fellow at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University. Her research focuses on urban economics and land-use policy. Hamilton has authored numerous academic articles and policy papers.
General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer, Better.com
Ms. Tuffin’s experience is centered around complex commercial litigation. Previously, she served as Senior Litigation Counsel in the Enforcement Division at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) in New York.
Kay Fernandez Smith
AVP of Programs, San Francisco Foundation
Kay serves as lead on all operations and collaboration work at the San Francisco Foundation.
Tony Roshan Samara
Program Director of Housing, Urban Habitat
As the Program Director of Land Use and Housing at Urban Habitat, Tony supports campaigns for housing justice in the Bay Area and across the state. Currently, he coordinates a regional tenant organizing network, comprised of over 25 member organizations across seven counties, and serves on the planning committee of California Renter Power.