Board of Trustees

Overview

Board of Trustees

What is the Board of Trustees?

The Board of Trustees consists of 21 members, one from each city and one representative for the County at-large. Trustees are appointed by their respective City Council to govern the Mosquito and Vector Control District knowledgeably and effectively. They serve for a term of two or four years and are highly dedicated to this community service.

Current Trustees

City Trustee Position First Appointed Term Expires
Atherton Mason Brutschy   1/1/2014 12/31/2023
Belmont Wade Leschyn   2/18/2014 12/31/2022
Brisbane Carolyn Parker   1/2/2017 12/31/2020
Burlingame Joe Galligan   2/17/2014 12/31/2021
Colma Laura Walsh   1/1/2020 12/31/2021
Daly City Glenn R. Sylvester   1/2/2017 12/31/2020
East Palo Alto Donna Rutherford Secretary  2/4/2007 12/31/2020
Foster City Catherine Mahanpour   1/1/2020 12/31/2023
Half Moon Bay Kati Martin President  4/16/2013 12/31/2020
Hillsborough Dr. D. Scott Smith   3/1/2012 12/31/2021
Menlo Park Catherine Carlton   6/9/2020  
Millbrae Muhammad Baluom   3/10/2015 12/31/2023
Pacifica Peter DeJarnatt   11/26/2012 12/31/2021
Portola Valley Raymond Williams   1/1/2015 12/31/2022
Redwood City Kathryn Lion Vice President 3/1/2014 12/31/2021
San Bruno Robert Riechel   5/25/2004 12/31/2020
San Carlos Ross Graves Assistant Secretary  7/1/2018 12/31/2020
San Mateo Ed Degliantoni   9/21/2015 12/31/2022
San Mateo County – at large Claudia Mazzetti   1/1/2018 12/31/2021
South San Francisco Vacant      
Woodside Paul Fregulia   9/12/18 12/31/2023
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Kati Martin
President, Board of Trustees - City of Half Moon Bay

Kati Martin resides in and represents the City of Half Moon Bay.  Kati earned a B.S. in Insurance Law from National University and a J.D. from Novus Law School.

She was first appointed to the Board of Trustees in April 2013.

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Kat Wuelfing Lion
Vice President, Board of Trustees - City of Redwood City

Kat Lion is the Assistant Secretary of the Board of Trustees and has served as the representative for Redwood City since 2014.  Ms. Lion is passionate about protecting public health and working to serve her community.  In addition to serving on the Board, Ms. Lion is an environmental scientist and works for a environmental engineering firm in Burlingame.  She has worked in San Mateo County since 2006 and lived in Redwood City since 2010.  Ms. Lion holds a B.S.

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Donna Rutherford
Secretary, Board of Trustees - City of East Palo Alto

Donna Rutherford is currently Vice Mayor of the City of East Palo Alto. She has been on the City of East Palo Alto city council for 9 years, and was most recently elected in 2014 to a 4-year term.

Donna was first appointed to the Board of Trustees in December 2010.

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Ross Graves
Assistant Secretary, Board of Trustees - San Carlos

Ross Graves was first appointed to the Board of Trustees in March 2018. Trained in Biology, Mr. Graves has worked 25 years in Bay Area Biotechnology and currently Life Science capital programs for a commercial real estate firm.  He is past President of the Redwood City Elks Lodge.

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Muhammad Baluom
Trustee, Board of Trustees - City of Millbrae

Muhammad Baluom was first appointed to the Board of Trustees in March 2015. His current appointment expires on 12/31/2023.

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Mason Brutschy
Trustee, Board of Trustees - Town of Atherton

Mason Brutschy was first appointed to the Board of Trustees in January 2014.

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Catherine Carlton
Trustee, Board of Trustees - City of Menlo Park

Catherine Carlton was first appointed to the Board of Trustees in June 2020.

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Ed Degliantoni
Trustee, Board of Trustees - City of San Mateo

Ed Degliantoni was first appointed to the Board in October, 2015. He is a retired businessman, resident of San Mateo for 47 years, and 36-year member of the San Mateo Elks Club. He also volunteers at St. Anthony’s in San Francisco, Coyote Pt. Yacht Club, and the Cub Scouts.

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Peter DeJarnatt
Trustee, Board of Trustees - City of Pacifica

Peter DeJarnatt was first appointed to the Board of Trustees in November 2012.

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Paul Fregulia
Trustee, Board of Trustees - Town of Woodside

Paul Fregulia grew up in Palo Alto and has been a resident of Woodside since 1972. He was first appointed to the Board of Trustees in August, 2018.

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Joe Galligan
Trustee, Board of Trustees - City of Burlingame

Joe Galligan was first appointed to the Board of Trustees in February 2014.

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Wade Leschyn
Trustee, Board of Trustees - City of Belmont

Wade Leschyn was first appointed to the Board of Trustees in February of 2014.

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Claudia Mazzetti
Trustee, Board of Trustees - County at Large

Claudia Mazzetti was first appointed to the Board of Trustees in January, 2018. With advanced degrees, Ms Mazzetti was the President of the Los Trancos County Water District and currently is on the Community Advisory Committee of the Los Trancos County Maintenance District.  She is experienced in special district management and public outreach.

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Carolyn Parker
Trustee, Board of Trustees - City of Brisbane

Carolyn Parker was first appointed to the Board of Trustees in January 2017.

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Robert Riechel
Trustee, Board of Trustees - City of San Bruno

Robert Riechel has lived in San Bruno since 2002. He currently serves on several City of San Bruno committees and regularly attends City Council meetings. He is also the CFO of the San Bruno Chamber of Commerce and writes articles for San Bruno Patch.

He was first appointed to the Board of Trustees in June 2004.

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D. Scott Smith, MD, MSc, DTM&H
Trustee, Board of Trustees - City of Hillsborough

Dr. Smith was first appointed to the Board of Trustees in March 2012.

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Glenn Sylvester
Trustee, Board of Trustees - City of Daly City

Glenn Sylvester was first appointed to the Board of Trustees in January 2017.

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Laura Walsh
Trustee, Board of Trustees - Town of Colma

Laura was appointed to the Board of Trustees in January of 2020. She has lived in the Town of Colma since 2003. She is the former treasurer for the Town of Colma where she served  for 4 years. She works as a Certified Medical Assistant for a rheumatologist in San Mateo.

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Raymond Williams
Trustee, Board of Trustees - Town of Portola Valley

Ray Williams is a general management consultant and a retired KPMG Consulting partner. He has provided consulting services related to strategic alternatives, process transformation. performance improvement, governance and controls including budgeting and financial management. He is Vice President and Board member of the Zellerbach Family Foundation where he is a member of the Finance Committee and was Chair of the Audit Committee. He has been a member of the San Mateo County Grand Jury. He and his wife Patricia have lived in Portola Valley since 1972.

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