District 5 Commissioner Profile




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Calvin Quick

Representing District 5: 
Inner Sunset, Haight Ashbury, Lower Haight, Fillmore, Western Addition, part of Cathedral Hill, Parnassus Heights, North Panhandle, Anza Vista, Lower Pacific Heights, Japantown, Hayes Valley, part of Ashbury Heights, and part of UCSF Parnassus Heights​

Appointed by Supervisor Vallie Brown


Calvin Quick is currently in 12th grade at the Lycée français de San Francisco, where he has followed a French education since Kindergarten. Representing District 5 on the Youth Commission, he has held many positions in his school’s governance structure, from class delegate to Secretary of the Student Council and member of the administrative School Council. Since the tragic Parkland shooting in February 2018 and the rise of the March for our Lives movement, Calvin has been a leader in lobbying for gun control legislation in the California State Legislature, holding the post of Legislative Coordinator at the youth-led advocacy group Bay Area Student Activists. He currently lives in the neighborhood north of the Panhandle, and is committed to working on issues related to housing, land-use, and the arts.