|Name||Rebecca Q. Morgan|
Palo Alto, California , United States
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|Info||Rebecca Q. Morgan was born in Vermont. She hold's a bachelor's degree from Cornell University and an MBA from Stanford University. |
Ms. Morgan has a long-standing commitment to community service as demonstrated by her career. She served as a member of the Palo Alto Board of Education from 1973 to 1978. Chairing the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors for one year, she served there from 1981 to 1984. Ms. Morgan was a California State Senator
from 1984 to 1993, and President/CEO of Joint Venture Silicon Valley from 1993-1998.
For her dedication and commitment to the community, Ms. Morgan has received many honors. These include; Santa Clara County Woman of Achievement, the Juliette Gordon Low Award from the
Girl Scouts, Senator of the Year from the California School Boards
Association and the California State University Students Association,
the Dean's Award for Public Service from Cornell University, the 1994 Woman of Vision honor from the Career Action Center, the 1994 Presidential Award of Distinction from De Anza College, the 1995 Community Service Award from the National Conference of
Christians and Jews, an honorary law degree from Peninsula Law School in 1991 and Golden Gate University in 1992, and an honorary doctorate in public service from Santa Clara University in 1996.
She also is a former Stanford Trustee, a member of the Stanford Business School Advisory Council, a director of PG&E, a member of Women's Forum West and the International Women's Forum.
Ms. Morgan, and her husband Jim, have two grown children and three grandchildren. In her leisure time, she enjoys skiing and working in her rose garden.