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