Board of Trustees

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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 12/31/2019
Belmont Wade Leschyn   2/18/2014 12/31/2018
Brisbane Carolyn Parker   1/2/2017 12/31/2018
Burlingame Joe Galligan Vice President 2/17/2014 12/31/2017
Colma Joe Silva   1/2/2017 12/31/2017
Daly City Glenn R. Sylvester   1/2/2017 12/31/2018
East Palo Alto Donna Rutherford   2/4/2007 12/31/2018
Foster City Rick Wykoff President 1/1/2012 12/31/2019
Half Moon Bay Kati Martin Secretary 4/16/2013 12/31/2020
Hillsborough Dr. D. Scott Smith   3/1/2012 12/31/2017
Menlo Park Justin Evans   4/12/2016 12/31/2019
Millbrae Muhammad Baluom   3/10/2015 12/31/2019
Pacifica Peter DeJarnatt   11/26/2012 12/31/2017
Portola Valley Raymond Williams   1/1/2015 12/31/2018
Redwood City Kathryn Lion Assistant Secretary 3/1/2014 12/31/2017
San Bruno Robert Riechel   5/25/2004 12/31/2020
San Carlos Dr. Mairin Joseph-Talreja   1/2/2017 12/31/2018
San Mateo Ed Degliantoni   9/21/2015 12/31/2018
San Mateo County – at large Jason Seifer   5/7/2013 12/31/2017
South San Francisco Dr. Alvin Zachariah   4/19/2016 12/31/2017
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Rick Wykoff
President, Board of Trustees - City of Foster City

Rick Wykoff is a former City Manager, Mayor, and City Council member for the City of Foster City, as well as a former consulting and interim Public Works Director and current Planning Commissioner and Strategic Management Consultant.

He was first appointed to the Board of Trustees by the City of Foster City in January 2012.

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Joe Galligan
Vice President, Board of Trustees - City of Burlingame

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

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Kati Martin
Secretary, 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
Assistant Secretary, 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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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 12/31/2017.

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Dr. Mairin Joseph-Talreja
Trustee, Board of Trustees - City of San Carlos

Mairin was first appointed to the Board of Trustees in January, 2017. Her current term expires in December 2018. Mairin is a physician, board certified in Internal Medicine, currently working as a hospitalist.

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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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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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Wade Leschyn
Trustee, Board of Trustees

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

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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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Donna Rutherford
Trustee, 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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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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Dr. Alvin Zachariah
Trustee, Board of Trustees - City of South San Francisco

Alvin Zachariah, MD, Msc is currently the associate director of medical affairs at a pharmaceutical company in the South bay. He is also involved in direct patient care at a few hospitals as a hospitalist. He is board certified in internal medicine and did his residency at the University of Illinois at Urbana, IL and fellowship at UCLA. He serves on the board of the housing authority and Bpac (Bicycle and pedestrian advisory committee) for the city of South San Francisco. He also volunteers at the Rotacare free clinic in Daly city.

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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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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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Justin Evans
Trustee, Board of Trustees - City of Menlo Park

Justin Evans lives and works in Menlo Park. He was first appointed to the Board of Trustees in April 2016.

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Jason Seifer
Trustee, Board of Trustees - San Mateo County at Large

Jason Seifer was first appointed to the Board of Trustees in May 2013.

Jason is the Director of Finance and Operations at American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.). Prior to joining A.C.T., he worked as an audit manager for the audit and accounting firm of SingerLewak LLP.  He also served as an aide to the California State Controller working on state taxation, healthcare, and economic policy issues.

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Joe Silva
Trustee, Board of Trustees - Town of Colma

Joe Silva was first appointed to the Board of Trustees in January 2017.

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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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