The Associated Students recently confirmed that Congresswoman Jackie Speier will be the speaker for CSM’s 88th commencement ceremony on Friday, May 28. She has served in Congress since 2008 representing the 12th district which includes San Mateo County and part of San Francisco. Congresswoman Speier is a member of three influential committees: Financial Services, Oversight and Government Reform and the Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming. Prior to serving in Congress, she served in the California Legislature for 18 years. Over the years, the Congresswoman has been an ardent supporter of CSM making regular visits to meet with classes and speak at college events. This will be the second time she has served as commencement speaker at CSM.