Jill James Hoffman, Councilmember
420 Litho Street, Sausalito, CA 94965
Elected: November, 2014
Term Expires: November, 2018
Jill Hoffman was elected to her first four year term on the Sausalito City Council in November 2014, is currently serving as Councilmember. Jill served as Sausalito's Mayor in 2016 and Vice Mayor in 2015. Jill is the City's School District Liaison and serves as the alternate to the RBRA (Richardsons Bay Regional Agency) and the alternate to the Marin Telecommunications Agency. She also serves on the City Council Finance Committee, the City Council Legislative Review Committee and as the Council liaison to the City's Trees and Views Committee and the Business Advisory Committee.
Jill is an attorney and began her career in the United States Navy’s Judge Advocate General’s Corps. She was commissioned as an officer her last week in Law School and was assigned to Naval Station Treasure Island for her first duty station. This assignment resulted in an abiding love of the Bay Area and after completing a tour of duty in Naples Italy and another tour at Treasure Island during its last days of operation, she began her career as a civil litigator in San Francisco. During the last several years Jill developed an expertise in the area of wine law, and co-founded an ecommerce company, Qorkz Wine, that facilitates wine sales directly from limited production wineries to consumers. Jill still serves as a Reservist in the United States Navy, and holds the rank of Captain.
Active in her community, Jill was President of the Golden Gate Breakfast Club in San Francisco in 2014, and served on the USO Bay Area Advisory Council from 2014-2015. An avid sailor, Jill and her husband completed a yearlong blue water sailing cruise in their 40 foot sailboat AWOL, sailing from Sausalito through the Panama Canal to Newport, Rhode Island.