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Richard Santos, District 3


Re-elected:  November 2020
Term expires:  December 2024


Board Committees:

Board Advisory Committees:

Joint Committees:

Staff Committees:

  • Landscape Committee

External Committees:

District 3 is the closely linked Milpitas/Berryessa community. District 3 adds to that area the northern portions of San Jose (San Jose City Council Districts 3 and 4), Santa Clara (north of the Union Pacific Railroad), and Sunnyvale (north of Central Expressway). Cities, places and neighborhoods include the East Foothills, Milpitas, San Jose (Berryessa), Santa Clara (part), and Sunnyvale (part). Watersheds include Coyote (part), Guadalupe (part), and West Valley (part). School Districts include Berryessa Elementary, East Side Union High (part), Fremont Union High (part), Milpitas Unified (part), Orchard Elementary, San Jose Unified (part), Santa Clara Unified (part), and Sunnyvale Elementary (part). 

Correspondence to the Santa Clara Valley Water District Board Members may be sent via e-mail to: [email protected].

District 3 Detailed Map
Director Santos' Biography

Training Certificates:
2020 Ethics Training Certificate
2018 Ethics Training Certificate
2019 Harassment and Discrimination Training (AB 1825)

Expense Reports:
FY2022 Q1
FY2021 Q4
FY2021 Q3
FY2021 Q2
FY2021 Q1
FY2020 Q4
FY2020 Q3
FY2020 Q2
FY2020 Q1