Elected: November 2010
Term Expires: December 2014
Board Ad Hoc Committee Assignments:
Fluoride Ad Hoc Committee
Recycled Water Ad Hoc Committee
External Committee Assignments:
Local Agency Formation Commission ( LAFCO)
Mountain View (City of) Redev. Agency Oversight Board
San Jose (City of) Redev. Agency Oversight Board (Alt.)
Santa Clara (City of) Redev. Agency Oversight Board (Alt.)
Santa Clara County Recycling & Waste Reduction Comm.
Santa Clara Valley Habitat Joint Powers Authority (Alt.)
Sunnyvale (City of) Redevelopment Agency Oversight Board
Recycled Water Joint Committee (Sunnyvale/District)
Recycled Water Policy Advisory Committee
Board Advisory Committee Assignments:
Santa Clara Valley Water Commission (Alt.)
Guadalupe Flood Protection & Watershed Adv. Comm. (Alt.)
Environmental Advisory Committee
Santa Clara County Water Retailers (Alt.)
Linda J. LeZotte was elected to the Board in 2010 and served as Chair of the Board in 2012.
To view the "Chair's 2012 State of the District" video click here. Linda represents the City of
Campbell, portions of the Willow Glen and Cambrian communities, and North Almaden and
Blossom Hill areas of San Jose. Linda is a local attorney with 30 years of practice specializing
in the areas of land use, environmental and municipal law, and corporate development.
For eight years, Linda served as a distinguished member of the San Jose City Council leading
the green building/sustainability policy discussion, and six years as a San Jose Planning
Commissioner. She is one of a select group of Silicon Valley and California attorneys who are
accredited by the U.S. Green Building Council as a LEED AP (Leadership in Energy and
Environmental Design Accredited Professional) in new construction.
Linda chaired the Joint Venture Silicon Valley Sustainable Buildings Initiative, and served on
the Bay Area Climate Collaborative-Green Building Group, and the Cities Association Green
Building Collaborative. She is also on the Advisory Board of Sustainable Silicon Valley.
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