On May 6, 2014, the Julia Morgan Ballroom held the IGS National Advisory Council’s annual Salon Dinner. Mark Shields, syndicated columnist with the Washington Post and a political analyst on the PBS’ NewsHour, presented the keynote talk.

Willie L. Brown, Jr. was presented the Darius & Sarah Anderson Distinguished Service Award and Tom Torlakson was presented the Bill & Patrice Brandt Alumni Leadership Award. Speaker of the California State Assembly, John A. Perez presented the award to former San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown.