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Richard Santos, District 3


2024 Board Vice-Chair

Re-elected:  November 2020
Term expires:  December 2024


Board Committees:

Board Ad Hoc Committees:

  • Board Ethics and Conduct Ad Hoc Committee

Board Advisory Committees:

Joint Committees:

Staff Committees:

  • Landscape Committee
  • Santa Clara County Water Retailers

External Committees:

District 3 encompasses the city of Milpitas, parts of North Sunnyvale, parts of North Santa Clara, and parts of North San Jose. Communities and neighborhoods include the upper half of Sunnyvale and Santa Clara, north of the Union Pacific Railroad, as well as North San Jose, which include Alviso, Japantown, and Berryessa. Other landmarks include the Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport and Mission College. Watersheds in District 3 include Lower Peninsula (Northwest Zone), West Valley (North Central Zone), Guadalupe (Central Zone), and Coyote (East Zone). 

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

Director Santos may also be contacted by email at: [email protected].

District 3 Detailed Map
Director Santos' Biography

Training Certificates:
2023 Non-Harassment and Discrimination Training (AB1825)

2022 Ethics Training Certificate
2020 Ethics Training Certificate
2018 Ethics Training Certificate
2021 Non-Harassment and Discrimination Training (AB1825)
2019 Non-Harassment and Discrimination Training (AB 1825)

Expense Reports:
FY2024 Q2
FY2024 Q1
FY2023 Q4
FY2023 Q3
FY2023 Q2
FY2023 Q1
FY2022 Q4
FY2022 Q3
FY2022 Q2
FY2022 Q1
FY2021 Q4
FY2021 Q3
FY2021 Q2
FY2021 Q1
FY2020 Q4
FY2020 Q3
FY2020 Q2
FY2020 Q1