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Guide to the Dianne McKenna Papers
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Box 1

Series I:  Speech Files 1985-1996

Physical Description: 22 folders

Series Scope and Content Summary

This series documents McKenna's political career through her speech files, including speeches to the Teamsters, Women in Business, and the National Organization of Women, among others. She spoke on topics related to prison reform, transportation and advocacy for children, as well as the Commission on the Status of Women. McKenna's commitment to social and environmental advocacy, particularly issues related to protecting children's rights, is presented through her speaking engagements. This series also includes a very brief biographical file.

Abbreviations

AAUW
American Association of Women
APA
American Planning Association
AWMA
American Women's Medical Association
BS
Board Of Supervisors
COC
Chamber of Commerce
CLWV
County League Of Women Voters
EWI
Executive Women International
MTC
Metropolitan Transportation Commission
NOW
National Organization for Women
PIBA
Peninsula Industry And Business Association
PRSAPC
Public Relations Society Of America Peninsula Chapter
SJ
San Jose
SJSU
San Jose State University
SJWB
San Jose Women in Business
SCC
Santa Clara County
SCU
Santa Clara University
TBD
Transit District Board
UCB
University of Berkeley
WB
Women in Business

Arrangement

This series is arranged first by subject, then by year. The bulk of this series consists of McKenna's speeches.
Box 1

Biographical File

Folder 1

General circa 1980-1995

Folder 2

Press Clippings 1996-1997, 2000

 

Speeches

Folder 3

Sunnyvale City Council circa 1980-1984

Folder 4

1980

 

ADA Conference Sunnyvale 1980

 

American Planning Association San Francisco 1980

 

Santa Clara County Council on Aging 1980

 

Memorial Services for Francis E. Koblein 1980

 

Solid Waste Conversion Facility at Lockheed Dedication 1980

 

Tribute to Larry Stone 1980

 

Sunnyvale City Council 1980

Folder 5

1981

 

Sunnyvale Senior Coordinating Council 1981

 

Second Annual Awareness Banquet 1981

 

Santa Clara Valley Awareness Committee 1981

Folder 6

1983

 

Mayor's Speech: "State of the City" 1983

Folder 7

1984

 

"Sunnyvale" 1984

 

Independence Day Remarks 1984

 

Sunnyvale 1984

 

"Looking to the Future in Santa Clara Valley" Signetics Corporation 1984

 

Santa Clara County BS Swearing In 1984

 

History of Industrial Moratorium and Related Issues, Sunnyvale 1984

Folder 8

1985

 

WB, Campbell 1985

 

Community Services Agency Speech, Mountain View 1985

 

Palo Alto Democratic Association, Palo Alto 1985

 

Teamsters Speech 1985

 

Mountain View Kiwanis 1985

 

"Women in Silicon Valley" AAUW 1985

Folder 9

1986

 

"SCC: The Invisible Layer of Government" SJWB 1986

 

Bay Area League of Women Voters 1986

 

WB Cupertino 1986

 

WB Sunnyvale 1986

 

Sons in Retirement 1986

 

Mountain View Kiwanis 1986

 

WB Los Altos 1986

Folder 10

January-June 1987

 

Retired Public Employees Association, San Jose 1987

 

Redevelopment, SJSU Urban Politics Class 1987

 

Remarks to the BS 1987

 

"Transportation and the New Children's Shelter" Saratoga Rotary 1987

 

Democratic Century Club 1987

 

Regional Planning, Cupertino COC 1987

 

DeAnza College Graduation Speech, Class of 1991, Cupertino 1987

 

"Transportation Speech" Mountain View Democratic Club 1987

Folder 11

July-December 1987

 

Politics and Health Issues, AMWA 1987

 

Jail Issues, Campbell Rotary 1987

 

Transportation, Advanced Government Finance Institute, UCB 1987

 

"San Jose/Santa Clara Valley is Growing Up" EWI 1987

 

County Government Services, SCC Young Democrats, SJSU 1987

 

Jail Overcrowding, Mountain View WB 1987

Folder 12

1988

 

"Transit District Chair Address" TBD SCC 1988

 

"Golden Triangle Task Force Speech" Mayor McEnery's Class, SCU 1988

 

Mission City Association of Professional Mortgage Women, San Jose 1988

 

Transportation Demand Management Seminar 1988

 

T-2000 Workshop 1988

 

Saratoga Senior Coordinating Council 1988

 

Redwood School Founders Day 1988

 

Public Forum on Hazardous Waste Planning, Los Altos 1988

 

NOW, SJ 1988

 

Community Services Agency 1988

 

"SCC Transit-Linking Present to the Future" Light Rail Conference 1988

 

Testimony in Support of SB 2581 1988

 

New Children's Shelter Project, KEZR Radio Taping 1988

 

"Developing a Game Plan" PRSAPC 1988

Folder 13

1989

 

Transit District Chair Outgoing Remarks 1989

 

San Jose Metropolitan COC 1989

 

Senate Budget and Fiscal Review Committee Retreat, UCB 1989

 

Leadership, Cupertino Class 1989

 

Young Republicans of SCC, Sunnyvale 1989

 

Remarks on Open Space, CLWV 1989

 

Remarks...on Public Education and Chemicals, PIBA Seminar 1989

 

Sunnyvale COC 1989

 

Los Altos Board of Realtors 1989

 

Regional Leadership Forum, SJSU Student Union 1989

 

"Too Much Properity: the Sequel" APA Conference, SJ 1989

 

Women's Transportation Seminar 1989

Folder 14

1990

 

"The High Risk Child: Making a Difference" SJ 1990

 

Proposal for Congestion Management, SCC 1990

 

Sunnyvale COC 1990

 

Fourth Annual Real Estate Forum, SJ 1990

 

Congestion Management Planning Agency Proposition 111, SCC 1990

Folder 15

1991

 

Chair of the BS, SCC 1991

 

"Ongoing Efforts on Behalf of Children" 1991

 

Chair's Speech to BS 1991

 

GSA Service Awards Ceremony 1991

 

"Year of the Child Awards" 1991

 

"The Challenge: Making Children Priority #1" 1991

 

Sunnyvale WB: Staying Ahead 1991

 

SCC Manufacturing Group 1991

 

SJ COC 1991

 

Occupational Graduation Speech Training Institute, Cupertino 1991

 

Staying Ahead of the Economy, Sunnyvale Rotary 1991

 

Strategic Vision Economy, Growth Management 1991

 

"Year of the Child" 1991

Folder 16

1992

 

Transit District Chair Speech 1992

 

Sixth District PTA Spring Luncheon 1992

 

"Enlightened Self-Interest Speech" 1992

 

"Kids to Camp, Inc." 1992

 

Congestion Management Agency, SCC 1992

Folder 17

1993

 

"The 1993-1994 State Budget Poses a Major Threat to County Health and Human Services" 1993

 

"A Perspective on County Government Finance" 1993

 

Testimony Before the Senate Judiciary Committee (SB594) 1993

 

Junior League of Palo Alto, Stanford 1993

Folder 18

1994

 

"Introduction for Supervisor Rod Diridon" 1994

Folder 19

1995

 

Chair's Speech to MTC 1995

 

"Arts an an Intervention for Social Ills" City Connect Arts Forum 1995

 

"Remarks for Leadership, Mountain View" 1995

 

Moving from Awareness to Implementation, SCC 1995

 

Comments for the Manufacturing Group 1995

 

Children's Policy Summit, San Mateo and Santa Clara County 1995

 

"State of Children" 1995

Folder 20

1996

 

Chair of SCC Transportation Agency Speech 1996

 

Maternal, Child & Adolescent Health Community Leadership 1996

 

Chair, Testimony, MTC California Transporation Commission Hearing 1996

 

Remarks for Mountain View and Los Altos Healthy Ventures 1996

 

"A Commitment to Youth" Sunnyvale 1996

 

Commission on the Status of Women, SCC 1996

 

Nova Awards Luncheon, SCC 1996

Folder 21

1996

 

State of the County Address by Incoming Chair, BOS (Video) 1996

 

Writings

Folder 22

circa 1980-1995

 

Writings circa 1980-1995

 

Series II:  Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors 1986-1995

Physical Description: 6 cartons and 11 folders

Series Scope and Content Summary

This series represents McKenna's personal administrative files, which she accumulated during her eleven years of service as a member of the SCCBS. McKenna played a key role in promoting government agency ethics, chartered redevelopment projects, children's programs, health, and transportation issues. This series is particularly rich in documenting her work in transportation and children's advocacy in the Silicon Valley. Some of the highlights include the allowance of bicycles on CalTrain, the Kids in Common collaborative, and the creation of the Children's Shelter in 1995.

Abbreviations

BS
Board of Supervisors
BT
Board of Trustees
CS
Children's Shelter
CMA
Congestion Management Agency
DC
Department of Corrections
DPD
Department of Planning And Development
GTTF
Golden Triangle Task Force
KIC
Kids In Common
LTA
Local Transportation Authority
MTC
Metropolitan Transportation Commission
OS
Open Space
PCJPB
Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board
RH
Reid-Hillview
SCC
Santa Clara County
SCCLD
Santa Clara County Library District
TD
Transit District
VMC
Valley Medical Center

Arrangement

Arranged by subject, this series consists of McKenna's administrative records from the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors (SCCBS), and includes reports, memoranda, press release materials, board meeting notes, and constituent correspondence. The last box consists of memorabilia related to the Children's Shelter and mounted photographs of the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors.
Box 2

Government

Folder 23

Arts Council of SCC undated

Folder 24

Assault Weapons Ban 1989

Folder 25

BS Special Elections undated

Folder 26

DC 1987-1993

Folder 27

DC Public Relations and Press Materials after 1987

Folder 28

DPD, Alternative Futures 1990

Folder 29

BS Code of Ethics 1994

Folder 30

BS Code of Ethics Background Documents 1994

Folder 31

BS Code of Ethics Correspondence 1994

Folder 32

BS Code of Ethics Press Clippings 1994

Folder 33

SCC Ethics Commission undated

Folder 34

Land Development Gift Deed Parcels 1988-1989

Folder 35

OS Preservation 2020 Task Force circa 1987

Folder 36

OS Preservation 2020 Task Force OS Preservation 1987

Folder 37

Park Charter Fund 1992-1995

Folder 38

SCC General Plan 1994

Folder 39

SCC General Plan Background Materials 1994

Folder 40

SCCLD Restructuring 1993-1994

Folder 41

SCCLD Restructuring Benefit Assessment 1993-1994

Folder 42

SCCLD Restructuring Public Relations 1993-1994

Folder 43

SCC Redevelopment 1983-1985

Folder 44

SCC Redevelopment 1986-1994

Folder 45

SCC Redevelopment, Nihonmachi Corporation 1990

Folder 46

SCC Redevelopment Redevelopment Feasibility Report for Cupertino Study Area 1992

 

Children's Programs

Folder 47

Administrative Practices Improvement Project 1995

Folder 48

Childhood Immunization Partnership for SCC 1995-1996

Folder 49

Children and Youth Joint Conference Committee 1993/1995

Folder 50

Children and Youth Joint Conference Committee Meeting Agendas 1994/1996

Folder 51

Children's Budget March-May 1995

Folder 52

Children's Budget June 1995

Box 3

Children's Programs

Folder 53

Children's Health Issues 1991, 1995-1996

Folder 54

Children's Report Card, SCC 1993

Folder 55

CS General circa 1993-1996

Folder 56

CS BS Commendation 1994

Folder 57

CS BT Meetings 1992-1995

Folder 58

CS BT Meetings with Major Gifts Committee 1990

Folder 59

CS Correspondence 1986-1995

Folder 60

CS Fund circa 1989-1991

Folder 61

CS Plan and Photos 1993-1995

Folder 62

CS Press Relations 1994-1996

Folder 63

Children's Welfare, Literature 1990-1995

Folder 64

Community Youth Initiative 1992

Folder 65

Kids Hotline 1996

Folder 66

KIC 1991-1992

Folder 67

KIC Collaborative 1994

Folder 68

KIC Community Collaboration for Kids Conference 1991

Folder 69

KIC Immunization Project circa 1993-1994

Folder 70

KIC Immunization Project Correspondence 1993

Folder 71

Lesbian and Gay Youth Task Force Report 1994

Folder 72

Roundtable on Families and Children 1992

Folder 73

Safe Place Project 1996

Folder 74

School-Linked Services 1994-1996

Folder 75

School-Linked Services Program Guidelines 1996

Folder 76

Teen Pregnancy Prevention Coalition 1992-1993

Folder 77

Teen Pregnancy Prevention Task Force 1989-1992

 

Health

Folder 78

VMC General unknown

Folder 79

VMC Capital Construction Projects unknown

Box 4

Health

Folder 80

VMC Capital Construction Projects, Alternatives 1992-1993

Folder 81

VMC Capital Construction Projects, Alternatives 1995

Folder 82

VMC Capital Construction Projects, Constituents Letters 1994

Folder 83

VMC Capital Construction Projects, Financial Analysis Summary 1994

Folder 84

VMC Capital Construction Projects, North Tower 1993-1995

Folder 85

VMC Capital Construction Projects, North Tower, Briefings 1994

Folder 86

VMC Capital Construction Projects, North Tower, Workshop 1994

Folder 87

VMC Health Department and Hospital Consolidation 1994

Folder 88

VMC Market Analysis Reports 1994

Folder 89

VMC Physician Benefits 1994

Folder 90

VMC Press Clippings 1993-1994

Folder 91

VMC Public/Private Partnership circa 1994

 

Transportation

Folder 92

Airports, General unknown

Folder 93

Airports, Audits 1988-1990, 1994

Folder 94

Airports, RH Closure Evaluation 1986-1990

Folder 95

Airports, RH Closure Evaluation 1991-1993

Folder 96

Airports, RH Closure Evaluation 1994-1996

Folder 97

Airports, RH Closure Evaluation, Bound Reports 1993

Folder 98

Airports, RH Closure Evaluation, Environmental Impact 1996

Folder 99

Airports, RH Closure Evaluation, Press Clippings 1989-1995

Folder 100

Airports, RH Closure Evaluation, Studies 1986-1991

Box 5

Transportation

Folder 101

BART, San Francisco Airport Extension 1990-1995

Folder 102

BART, San Francisco Airport Extension, Press Clippings 1992-1995

Folder 103

BART, Warm Springs Extension 1990-1994

Folder 104

CalTrain, General 1987, 1991-1994

Folder 105

CalTrain, Americans with Disabilities Act Compliance 1992-1995

Folder 106

CalTrain, Bicycles 1987-1994

Folder 107

CalTrain, Billboards 1993-1995

Folder 108

CalTrain, California Car 1992-1995

Folder 109

CalTrain, Dumbarton Rail Bridge 1991, 1993

Folder 110

CalTrain, Electrification 1992-1993

Folder 111

CalTrain, Fare Structure 1992-1994

Folder 112

CalTrain, Federal Transit Funds 1993-1994

Folder 113

CalTrain, Gilroy Extension 1990-1993

Folder 114

CalTrain, Gilroy Extension 1994-1995

Folder 115

CalTrain, History circa 1991

Folder 116

CalTrain, Insurance Issues 1992-1994

Folder 117

CalTrain, Marketing 1993

Folder 118

CalTrain, Operators 1992

Folder 119

CalTrain, PBJPB 1991-1995

Folder 120

CalTrain, PBJPB Agreement 1991, 1994

Folder 121

CalTrain, PBJPB Budgets 1992-1995

Folder 122

CalTrain, PBJPB Short Range Transit Plan 1994-2002

Folder 123

CalTrain, Projects and Upgrades 1991-1995

Folder 124

CalTrain, Reports and Studies 1974, 1987-1992

Folder 125

CalTrain, Ridership 1994-1995

Folder 126

CalTrain, San Francisco Downtown Extension 1989-1992

Folder 127

CalTrain, San Francisco Downtown Extension 1993

Folder 128

CalTrain, San Francisco Peninsula Corridor 1994-1995

Folder 129

CalTrain, San Francisco Peninsula Corridor 1990

Folder 130

CalTrain, San Francisco Peninsula Corridor 1991

Folder 131

CalTrain, Schedules 1993

Folder 132

CalTrain, Shuttle Bus Program 1992-1993

Folder 133

CalTrain, Stations 1991-1994

Folder 134

CalTrain, Ticket Vending Machines 1992-1993

Folder 135

CalTrain, Train Crew Guidelines circa 1990-1995

Box 6

Transportation

Folder 136

CMA, General 1992-1994

Folder 137

CMA, AB 434 Funds 1990-1995

Folder 138

CMA, Budgets 1990-1996

Folder 139

CMA, Congestion Management Program 1990-1995

Folder 140

CMA, Deficiency Plans 1992-1994

Folder 141

CMA, Deficiency Plans, Subregional 1993-1994

Folder 142

CMA, History and Governance 1989-1994

Folder 143

CMA, Joint Powers Agreement 1991

Folder 144

CMA, Land Use 1991-1994

Folder 145

CMA, Legislation 1989-1994

Folder 146

CMA, Monitoring and Conforming Requirements 1994

Folder 147

CMA, Site Design Guidelines circa 1993

Folder 148

CMA, State Transportation Improvement Program circa 1993

Folder 149

CMA, Level of Service 1990-1995

Folder 150

CMA, Transportation Modeling 1992-1995

Folder 151

CMA, Reduction Rule 1992-1994

Folder 152

CMA, Trip Reduction Rule, Delegation 1992-1993

Folder 153

GTTF (blueprints) 1986-1993

Folder 154

GTTF Transportation, Demand Management 1986-1989

Folder 155

GTTF Transportation, Demand Management, Reports 1987-1988

Folder 156

LTA Measure A (1992), General 1992-1995

Folder 157

LTA Measure A (1992), Clippings circa 1993-1994

Folder 158

LTA Measure A (1992), Litigation 1992-1994

Folder 159

LTA Measure A (1992), Litigation 1995

Folder 160

MTC Resolution 1876 1988-1992

Folder 161

TD, General after 1980

Folder 162

TD-CMA Merger 1992-1993

Box 7

Transportation

Folder 163

TD-CMA Merger 1994-1995

Folder 164

TD-CMA AB 2442 1994

Folder 165

TD-CMA Merger, Press Clippings circa 1993-1994

Folder 166

TD Joint Powers Agreement 1994

Box 8

Memorabilia circa 1990