Kevin Mullin was first elected in 2012 and re-elected in 2014 and 2016 to represent the 22nd Assembly District and on December 1, 2014 was sworn in as the Speaker pro Tempore. In this role he will continue as part of the Speaker’s leadership team and will preside regularly over floor sessions. The job is critical to ensuring bi-partisan cooperation and civility in the business before the full Assembly floor, making rulings on parliamentary inquiries and points of order, as well as ensuring smooth operations as the Assembly takes up thousands of bills in its upcoming session. Kevin served as the Assistant Speaker pro Tempore in his first term.
Born and raised in South San Francisco, Kevin has deep roots in San Mateo County. He attended public and Catholic elementary schools, graduated from Junipero Serra High School, received a Bachelor's degree in Communications from the University of San Francisco, and a Master's degree in Public Administration (M.P.A.) from San Francisco State University. Kevin also completed an executive leadership program at Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government.
Kevin was elected to the South San Francisco City Council in 2007 and again in 2011 and served as Mayor in 2011. He also represented the cities of San Mateo County on the Metropolitan Transportation Commission.
His legislative experience also includes serving as district director for then-State Senator Jackie Speier (now Congresswoman) and as political director for his father, former State Assemblymember Gene Mullin.
As an entrepreneur, Kevin created KM2 Communications—a multimed