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Holly Teliska

Program Consultant 


Holly has broad experience in the political, government and non-profit sectors. Most recently, she served as the Executive Director of close the gap CA, a statewide campaign to increase the number of progressive women serving in the California Legislature. She previously served as Policy Advisor and Counsel to the U.S. Senate Democratic Policy Committee in Washington, DC. Holly received her law degree from the Berkeley School of Law at the University of California, Berkeley, and graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Colgate University. She is a Truman Scholar, has served on Scholar selection panels, and supports the Foundation as a member of the Truman Council. Holly lives in San Francisco with her husband and two children.