REv. Dr. G. Penny Nixon

Penny Nixon has been the Senior Minister of the Congregational Church of San Mateo (CCSM), United Church of Christ, since 2007. CCSM is a vibrant, progressive spiritual community of over 600 members and in 2017 received the MLK award from the county of San Mateo. A community leader and political activist, she has received numerous awards and recognitions for her work in both San Francisco and San Mateo, the most recent being named 2019 Woman of the Year for Assembly District 22. She also is Director of the SMC Solidarity Cohort, which is a group of 30 interfaith clergy engaged in addressing the most pressing social needs in San Mateo County.