Facts

Early Life

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  • Eric was born in Sac City, Iowa and raised in Dublin, CA

  • Son of a policeman and secretary, the oldest of four boys

  • First job: newspaper carrier at age 10

 

Education

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  • First in his family to attend college

  • Played goalie and earned a Division I college soccer scholarship

  • Graduated University of Maryland Law School (2006)

  • Capitol Hill intern for Rep. Ellen Tauscher (2001)

  • Founded Dublin High School Alumni Association

  • Worked as Director of San Ramon Soccer Club (2006-2009)

 

Professional Life

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  • Worked seven years as an Alameda County prosecutor

  • Served on the Dublin City Council (2010-2012)

  • Elected to Congress in 2012 - youngest member of the California delegation

  • Second youngest member currently serving in the U.S. House of Representatives

  • Ranking member of House subcommittee on energy and the House subcommittee on the CIA

  • Also a member of the House subcommittee on Research and Technology