County Board of Supervisors Commissioner
Supervisor Andersen was elected to the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors on June 5, 2012. She previously was on the Danville Town Council from 2003 through June 25, 2012, serving two terms as Mayor.
Supervisor Andersen served on the Morgan Hill City Council in the early 1990’s. She is an attorney licensed to practice law in California and Hawaii. She began her legal career as a Prosecuting Attorney in her hometown of Honolulu and worked as a civil practitioner with a law firm in Morgan Hill. Supervisor Andersen put her legal career on hold to serve the community and raise her family.
Candace received both her B.A. in Public Policy (1982) and Juris Doctorate (1985) from Brigham Young University.