Former San Francisco Deputy City Attorney appointed
to Ethics Commission
Bay City News Service
March 20, 2006
SAN FRANCISCO (BCN) - San Francisco City Attorney Dennis
Herrera has named a former deputy city attorney to the San Francisco
Herrera's office announced today that Kimon Manolius will fill
a vacancy on the five-member commission created by the resignation
of Michele Anglade.
Manolius, a partner in the public agency section of a San Francisco
law firm, spent 11 years at the city attorney's office.
He also serves as an early settlement panelist for the Bar Association
of San Francisco and has served as a judge pro tem for the presiding
judge at the San Francisco Superior Court, according to Herrera's
"The charter specifies that my ethics commission appointment
have a background in law as it relates to government ethics, and
I think it's impossible to imagine a single person whose background
is better suited to the important and varied challenges the commission
faces than Kim Manolius," Herrera said in a statement.
"I know his professionalism, leadership and extraordinary
knowledge of government ethics will be an enormous asset to the
commission and the citizens of San Francisco," Herrera said.
Manolius' term will expire in February 2008.
Created by voters with the passage of Proposition K in November
1993, the Ethics Committee administers city laws regarding campaign
contribution, conflict of interest, lobbying and whistle-blowing,
according to the city attorney's office.
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