Roles and Responsibilities

Teresa O'Neill Santa Clara

Teresa O’Neill discusses policy matters with Santa Clara residents at the Santa Clara Senior Center, during a forum for City Council candidates, August 2016

Teresa served as Vice Mayor of Santa Clara in 2016. In addition to their more widely-known duties, all Santa Clara City Council members serve on the Stadium Authority, Housing Authority and the Sports and Open Space Authority. They also individually serve on an assigned subset of the many local or area-wide committees. Teresa’s committee assignments include:

City Committees
Americans with Disabilities Act Committee (ADA) (Alternate)
Architectural Committee (Chair)
Bicycle Pedestrian Advisory Committee (Chair)
Child Care and Preschool Committee
Council Goal Setting Committee
Downtown Revitalization Plan Committee
Facilities Naming and Honorary Recognition Ad Hoc Committee (Alternate)
Governance Committee (Chair)
Housing Rehabilitation Loan Committee (NCIP) (Chair)
Neighborhood Enhancement Committee (Chair)
Santa Clara University Liaison/Neighborhood-University Relations Committee (NURC) (Chair)

Area-Wide Committees
Association of Bay Area Governments – (ABAG) General Assembly
Cal Train Modernization Local Policymaker Group (CALMOD)
City/School Liaison Committee (Santa Clara Unified School District) (Chair)
Grand Boulevard Task Force/El Camino Real
Modesto-Santa Clara-Redding Public Power Agency (MSR) (Alternate)
Modesto-Santa Clara-Redding Energy Authority (MSR EA) (Alternate)
Northern California Power Agency (NCPA) Commissioner, Member of Executive Committee
Peninsula Division of the League of California Cities (Alternate)
Joint Recycled Water Policy Advisory Committee (Alternate)
Recycling and Waste Reduction Commission of Santa Clara County (RWRC)
San Jose/Santa Clara Treatment Plant Advisory Committee (TPAC)
Santa Clara County Comprehensive Expressway Planning Study Policy Advisory Board (PAB)
Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (SCVTA) Board of Directors
Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (SCVTA) Congestion Management Program and Planning Committee (CMPP)
Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (SCVTA) El Camino Real Rapid Transit (ECRRT) Policy Advisory Board (PAB)
Silicon Valley Animal Control Authority (SVACA) Board of Directors