|U.S. House, California, District 2|
|Bachelor's||Mills College (1997)|
|Associate's||Santa Rosa Junior College (1994)|
|Master's||California Institute of Integral Studies (2002)|
was a 2012 Democratic
candidate seeking election to the U.S. House
representing the 2nd Congressional District
Renee was born in 1971 and grew up in Fair Oaks and Sacramento, California.
- 1994: Santa Rosa Junior College, Associates degree in in Journalism
- 1997: Mills College, BA in Women’s Studies
- 2002: California Institute of Integral Studies, Masters degree with an emphasis in Integral Ecology
Renee has served as the Vice Mayor for the city of Petaluma, California since 2012. Previously, she served as a city council member for city of Petaluma from 2009-2011. She also currently is the Alternate Director of the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) Executive Board.
- See also: California's 2nd congressional district elections, 2012
Renee ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, representing California's 2nd District. She was defeated in the June 5, 2012, open primary.
Renee has two grown daughters, ages 21 and 22. She lives in Petaluma, California with her husband, Jaimey Walking Bear.