Richard Santos, District 3 | Santa Clara Valley Water
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Richard Santos, District 3


2018 Board Chairperson

Re-elected:  November 2016
Term expires:  December 2020

Board Committee Assignments:
Board Ethics and Conduct Committee
Water Conservation and Demand Management Committee
Coyote Creek Flood Risk Reduction Ad Hoc Committee
Homeless Encampment Ad Hoc Committee
Pacheco Reservoir Exploratory Ad Hoc Committee
Joint Water Resources Committee - Morgan Hill, Gilroy
San Felipe Reach One

Board Advisory Committee Assignments:
Agricultural Water Advisory Committee
Santa Clara Valley Water Commission

External Committee Assignments:
Landscape Committee
Northern California Latino Water Coalition (Alt)
Pajaro River Watershed Flood Protection Authority (Alt)
Safe, Clean Water Independent Monitoring Committee (Alt)
San Luis & Delta Mendota Water Authority Board, Division 4 (Alt)
Santa Clara County Emergency Operational Area Council 
South County Regional Wastewater Authority Baylands Shoreline
     Steering Committee

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

Training Certificates:
11/16/16 Ethics Training
10/30/2017 Harassment and Discrimination Training (AB 1825)

Expense Reports:
2018 Q4
2018 Q3
2018 Q2
2018 Q1