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Effie Turnbull Sanders

Effie Turnbull Sanders is an attorney with a land use and transactional real estate background.  She has been engaged in environmental issues for many years and has served as a member of the California Coastal Commission since she was appointed by Governor Jerry Brown in 2014.
Ms. Sanders is an Assistant General Counsel to the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) where she provides legal advice and represents the District in all aspects of litigation.  She has served as counsel to other public entities on the local and federal level and has a long history of public service. Ms. Sanders serves as Vice President of the Los Angeles League of Conservation Voters and as a member of the nonprofit board Social Action Partners.  Her public service also includes advising upcoming and new leaders on effective personal branding and leadership skills.
Ms. Sanders received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Mass Communications from University of California, Los Angeles, her Juris Doctorate from UCLA School of Law and is a graduate of the University of Southern California Ross Program in Real Estate. She and her husband live with their two children in Los Angeles.