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Teresa O'Neill Santa Clara

Teresa O’Neill, one of the driving forces behind the creation of Full Circle Farm adjacent to Peterson Middle School in Sunnyvale, helps to plant a tree donated in her honor at the farm
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Teresa O'Neill Santa Clara

Teresa pitching in at her church

Teresa O’Neill has been honored to serve our community in a variety of capacities. Her service often includes leading work on governance, visioning, goal-setting, and creation of strategic plans.

Chair, Measure H Bond Campaign, Santa Clara Unified School District, 2014

Chair, Measure A Parcel Tax Campaign, Santa Clara Unified School District, 2012

Vice-chair, City of Santa Clara Charter Review Committee, 2011

Planning Commission, City of Santa Clara—2007-2012
Served as Chair and Vice-Chair

City of Santa Clara General Plan Steering Committee—2008-2010

City of Santa Clara Citizens’ Advisory Committee—2010-2012

Silicon Valley Leadership Group, Education Committee, representing Hewlett-Packard Company—2006—2015

Santa Clara County Committee on School District Organization—2009-present

Santa Clara Unified School District, Board of Trustees—1998-2006
Served as President and Vice-President of the Board

Santa Clara County School Boards Association Executive Board—1998-2006
Served as President, Vice-President, Treasurer, and Legislative Chair

California School Boards Association—1998-2006
Served as member of Delegate Assembly

Triton Museum of Art Board of Directors—2003-2008

Graduate, Leadership Santa Clara program—2000

AIDS Coalition Silicon Valley Board of Directors—2000-2010
Treasurer, Chair of the Board

Project H.E.L.P. Board of Directors—2000-2009
Member of Finance and Executive Director Evaluation Committees

Santa Clara Schools Foundation Board of Directors—2007-
Currently serving as President

Santa Clara Sister Cities Association Board of Directors–2006-2008
Served as Secretary

United Way Silicon Valley—1990- 2011– member of Community Building and Impact Committee and Emergency Assistance Network Advisory Board. Former chair and member of several Needs Area Committees, Community Action Council, Allocations Committee, Administrative Review board.

Chair and committee member for several Hewlett-Packard Company site United Way campaigns, Medical Emergency Response Teams, Safety Committees, community service projects

St. Justin Parish Community— member of Outreach Team, overseeing various activities of the St. Justin Community Ministry, a church-based community services agency serving three-thousand Santa Clara residents monthly, member and Chair of Parish Council, catechist for high school-age and junior high-age youth, member of ministry to the sick team