Karen Clopton

VIII California

As an African American woman, mother, civil rights activist, lawyer, judge, public servant, global citizen, and Episcopalian, who I am informs how I view the world and my role in it. My goal in life is to think critically, analytically, and intelligently. Currently, I am serving on the inaugural Court of Review, I am also President of the Interdiocesan Joint Disciplinary Board, and I served as the Presiding Judge of the Ecclesiastical Court for the Diocese of California for ten years. I am currently a Human Rights Commissioner for the City and County of San Francisco and served as the Chief Administrative Law Judge of the California Public Utilities Commission for 9 years. My experience has prepared me well to continue with the Court with integrity, discernment, and compassion.