Elected: November 2014
Term Expires: December 2018
Board Ad Hoc Committee Assignments:
Board Audit Committee
Board Ethics and Conduct Committee
Capital Improvement Program
Board Ad Hoc Committee
Recycled Water Ad Hoc Committee
Board Advisory Committee Assignment:
Environmental and Water Resources Committee
Santa Clara Valley Water Commission (Alt.)
Joint Recycled Water Advisory Committee - Palo Alto
Joint Recycled Water Advisory Committee - Sunnyvale
Joint Recycled Water Policy Advisory Committee - San Jose,
Santa Clara, and Treatment Plant Advisory Committee
External Committee Assignments:
Northern California Latino Water Coalition
Redevelopment Successor Agency - San Jose
Santa Clara County Water Retailers
Tony began his tenure on the District board in 1996, when he was appointed to fill out Pat
Ferraro's term after the District 2 representative resigned.
The following year, the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors appointed him to represent
the North County. In 2001 and 2007 he served as the Board's chairperson.
Tony has extensive government experience in both appointed and elected positions serving on the
Santa Clara County Grand Jury, Santa Clara County Housing Task Force, Valley Medical
Center Advisory Board, Santa Clara County Personnel Board, San Jose Municipal Stadium Task
Force, (San Jose) Mayor's Committee on Minority Affairs and the San Jose/Evergreen Community
College District Board of Trustees.
Tony is Directing Attorney for the Legal Aid Society of Santa Clara County, and earned his Bachelor's
degree from Santa Clara University and a law degree from UC Berkeley's Boalt Hall School of Law.
He is an active member of the State Bar of California and the Santa Clara County Bar Association.
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