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Roberta Achtenberg

Personal data
Date of birthJuly 20, 1950(age 66)
NationalityAmerican
Political partyDemocratic
Occupationcivil rights Commissioner, US Commission on Civil Rights, attorney, nonprofit director and legal educator
Member of the
San Francisco Board of Supervisors
from District 8
In office1990 - 1993
Succeeded bySusan Leal

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Roberta Achtenberg (born July 20, 1950) is an American politician. She currently serves as a Commissioner on the United States Commission on Civil Rights. She served as Assistant Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, becoming the first openly lesbian or gay public official in the United States whose appointment to a federal position was confirmed by the United States Senate.


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