Elected: November 2010
Term Expires: December 2014
Board Ad Hoc Committee Assignments:
Ethics and Conduct Board Ad Hoc Committee
Capital Improvement Program Board Ad Hoc Comm.
Recycled Water Board Ad Hoc Committee
Water Conservation Board Ad Hoc Committee
Board Advisory Committee Assignment:
Board Audit Committee
Environmental and Water Resources Committee
Santa Clara Valley Water Commission
External Committee Assignments:
Northern California Latino Water Coalition
Santa Clara County Special Districts Association
Santa Clara County Water Retailers
Redevelopment Succesor Agency - San Jose
Safe, Clean Water Independent Monitoring Committee
Recycled Water Advisory Committee - Sunnyvale
Recycled Water Policy Advisory Committee - San Jose,
Santa Clara, and Treatment Plant Advisory Committee
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.
He has extensive government experience in both appointive and elective 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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