San Francisco's newly-elected mayor Ed Lee discusses what's next for the city. Challenged with job creation, neighborhood revitalization, stimulating economic growth, balancing the budget and more, Lee must now decide how to move the city forward. Don’t miss the opportunity to hear the mayor talk about the many issues still facing San Francisco today."
Edwin M. Lee
Edwin M. Lee is the 43rd Mayor of the City and County of San Francisco. The former City Administrator, Lee was appointed unanimously as successor mayor by the Board of Supervisors on January 11, 2011 to fill the remaining year of former Mayor Gavin Newsom's term, who was sworn in as California's Lieutenant Governor on January 10, 2011. Lee is the first Asian-American mayor in San Francisco history.
Mayor of San Francisco Edwin M. Lee talks about the accomplishment of being elected as San Francisco's first Asian mayor. Lee declares that his ethnicity will present leadership challenges, because he will need to prove he can lead San Francisco's multiple interest groups.