Elihu Mason Harris is a private attorney and represents clients in education, recycling, manufacturing, housing development, and automobile repair. He is also a member of the Trustees at Patten University, National Commission on Uniform State Laws, and Executive Committee of the California State NAACP.
He finished his Master’s degree in Public Administration from University California, Berkeley, and completed his Doctorate of Law from University California, Davis.
Elihu has served as Executive Director of the National Bar Association, as partner in a private law practice, as California Assemblyman, and as Mayor of Oakland, California. He is a member of the Federal Home Loan Bank Board, a member of the State of California Unemployment Insurance Appeals Board, and is Chancellor of the Peralta Community College District.