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Nai Hsueh, Director - District 5

Nai Hsueh
Re-elected: November 2016
Term expires: December 2020

Board Committee Assignments:
Board Policy and Planning Committee

Board Ad Hoc Committee Assignments:
Board Audit Committee
Capital Improvement Program Ad Hoc Committee
Water Conservation Ad Hoc Committee

Board Advisory Committee Assignments:
Agricultural Water Advisory Committee (Alt.)
Environmental and Water Resources Committee (Alt.)

External Committee Assignments:
Association of California Water Agencies (Alt.)
Association of California Water Agencies,
    Joint Powers Insurance Authority
San Francisquito Creek Joint Powers Authority (Alt.)
Santa Clara County Parks and Recreation
Santa Clara County Special Districts' Association
Landscape Committee        

District 5 unites the closely related cities of Saratoga and Cupertino, then adds in the balance
of the Cupertino Union Elementary School District. The balance of the district is the portion
of Sunnyvale south of Central Expressway and southwestern San Jose where the city extends
down a narrow corridor between Campbell, Cupertino, and Saratoga. Cities, places and
neighborhoods include Cupertino, San Jose (southwest part), Santa Clara (southwest part),
Saratoga, and Sunnyvale (southern part). Watersheds include West Valley (part) and Lower
Peninsula (part). School Districts include Campbell Union Elementary (part), Campbell
Union High (part), Cupertino Union Elementary (part), Fremont Union High (part),
Los Gatos-Saratoga Joint Union High (part), Moreland Elementary (part), Santa Clara
Unified (part), Saratoga Union Elementary (part), and Sunnyvale Elementary (part).

Nai Hsueh is a long time resident of Santa Clara County currently residing with her family in
District 5.

Nai is passionate about the services provided by the District: water supply, flood protection,
and environmental stewardship. She is committed to governing the District with ethical and
transparent leadership, prudent management of District finances and other resources, and a
long-term and countywide perspective.

Nai has Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Hydraulic Engineering and is a Registered Civil
Engineer in California. She worked at the District for three decades rising from Junior Engineer
to Chief of Capital Programs. Nai has in-depth knowledge of District programs, projects,
finances, and budget. She served as a member of the District’s Environmental Advisory
Committee in 2011 and 2012, and is committed to working collaboratively with other Board
members and seeking input from the community to ensure that the District is a high-performing
organization focusing on its mission.

Director Hsueh may be contacted by e-mail at

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