Southern California: Invest Now or Pay Later

Kathleen Brown believes in planning for the financially secure future of California. Sworn in as state
treasurer on January 7, 1991, by her father, former
governor Pat Brown, she has already sponsored legislation to encourage savings bonds for college tuition. In
her position as chair of the Public Employees' Retirement System Investment Commission, she convinced
the commission to liquidate their junk bonds and
consider more secure investment alternatives.

Not only is Ms. Brown watching out for California's
future, but California is eying her future as well. Many
political analysts agree that she is likely to be a
contender for governor in either 1994 or 1998. On the
national scene. The Washington Post forsees her future as
such: "California will finally have a statewide Democratic official with the potential to be on the national

A California native, Kathleen Brown graduated from
Stanford University and went on to the Fordham
University School of Law. She has practiced corporate
law, specializing in public finance, in New York City
and Los Angeles. She served two terms on the Los
Angeles Board of Education, which oversees the second
largest school district in the United States. In the 1990
state elections, she was the only candidate to upset an

Please join the Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum in
welcoming state treasurer Kathleen Brown for her
speech entitled "Southern California: Invest Now or
Pay Later." She will also be attending a Women's Forum
tea from 4:00 to 5:00. Dinner will begin at 6:00 and her
remarks will commence at 7:00.