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Government Official Letter Requests

Here are guidelines for contacting city and state officials for engagement with your upcoming event or meeting. Please contact the Convention Services team if you have any questions. 

Mayor of the City and County of San Francisco

Mayor London Breed
1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, Rm. 200
San Francisco, CA 94102-4641
Tel: 415-554-6141
www.sfgov.org

To request a "Welcome Letter" signed by the Mayor:

  • Please contact the Mayor's Office at commendations@sfgov.org. Please copy your appropriate client contact for introduction in order for the Mayor's Office to connect directly. There are specific forms to fill out to vet the request, which the Mayor's Office will provide.

To arrange for the Mayor to speak at your event:

  • Please contact the Mayor's scheduling office. Requests must include contact information of the meeting/event planner and specifics of the meeting/event. Call 415-554-6601 or email scheduling@sfgov.org

To arrange for a city proclamation for your event:

  • Send an email to commendations@sfgov.org. Please copy your appropriate client contact for introduction in order for the city office to connect directly.  There are specific forms to fill out to vet the request, which the Mayor's Office will provide.

Governor of California

Governor Gavin Newsom
State Capitol Building
Sacramento, CA 95814

To request a "Welcome Letter" signed by the Governor for your attendees:

  • Contact Ms. Elmy Bermejo, Director of Northern California Office of the Governor, at elmy.bermejo@gov.ca.gov. In your email, note that Emma Heiken from the San Francisco Mayor's Office of Neighborhood Services made the referral.  Elmy will provide further instructions.

To arrange the Governor of California as a speaker for your event:

  • A letter must be submitted to the Governor's office at least 30 days in advance
  • The letter must be written on the organization's letterhead and must include the specifics of the meeting/event, whether a welcome letter is requested, and what the Governor should speak about if appearing at the meeting/event.
  • The letter must provide contact information of the convention planner, including mailing address.
  • Requests should be mailed to:

Governor Gavin Newsom
ATTN: Scheduling Office
State Capitol Building
Sacramento, CA 95814
 or by fax to 916-558-3160

California United States Senators

Senator Kamala Harris
United States Senate
112 Hart Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510
Tel: 202-224-3553
Fax: 202-224-2200
To send an email, please visit: www.harris.senate.gov

San Francisco Office:
333 Bush St., Suite 3225
San Francisco, CA 94111
Tel: 415-981-9369
Fax: 202-224-0454

Senator Dianne Feinstein
United States Senate
331 Hart Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510
Tel: 202-224-3841
Fax: 202-228-3954
To send an email, please visit: www.feinstein.senate.gov

San Francisco Office:
One Post Street, Suite 2450
San Francisco, CA 94104
Tel: 415-393-0707
Fax: 415-393-0710