Mayor Newsoms Statement on the passing of former San Francisco
Supervisor Susan J. Bierman
From the Mayor's Office of Communications
August 8, 2006
The City and County of San Francisco has lost a great
woman and exceptional civic leader in Sue J. Bierman. Sues
loyalty and dedication to our city represented the very best in
public service. Her commitment to promoting and advancing a government
that was responsive and efficient made her a most respected and
highly regarded public official. Sues legacy for making
San Francisco a role model for compassion and equality for all
people will certainly live on in our hearts forever. Everyone
who had the pleasure of meeting Sue was immediately greeted with
her sincere and heartfelt kindness. Commissioner Sue J. Bierman
will be sorely and greatly missed.
Flags at City Hall will fly at half mass in honor of Commissioner
Bierman until her interment.
Commissioner Susan J. Bierman was recently re-appointed to
the Port Commission by Mayor Newsom. She was appointed to serve
on the Port Commission in 2003 by then-Mayor Willie L. Brown.
Prior to serving on the Port Commission, Ms. Bierman was a member
of the Board of Supervisors of the City and County of San Francisco
from 1996 through 2002. Ms. Bierman also served on the Planning
Commission for the 16 years. Commissioner Bierman's other civic
roles included serving on boards or commissions of various local
organizations, including the Metropolitan Transportation Commission,
the San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission,
and the San Francisco County Transportation Authority.