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Address:   70 W Hedding St, San Jose, CA 95110


Board of Supervisors


70 W Hedding St, San Jose, CA 95110

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors is composed of representatives from each of the county's five districts who are elected by voters for four years, with the number of terms limited to three. The board regularly meets on Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m. During the COVID-19 pandemic, meetings are conducted via teleconference. Visit the meeting portal for information on agendas and links to the teleconferences.

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County Supervisor Cindy Chavez

District 2

(408) 299-5020

TERM ENDS: Dec. 31, 2024
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County Supervisor Otto Lee

District 3

(408) 299-5030

TERM ENDS: Dec. 31, 2024
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County Supervisor Susan Ellenberg

District 4

(408) 299-5040 Fax: (408) 299-2038

TERM ENDS: Dec. 31, 2026
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County Supervisor Joe Simitian

District 5

(408) 299-5050 Fax: (408) 280-0418

TERM ENDS: Dec. 31, 2024
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County Supervisor Sylvia Arenas

District 1

(408) 299-5010

TERM ENDS: Dec. 31, 2026

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Past Members

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Mike Wasserman
Term ended: Dec. 31, 2022