Sam Liccardo

Sam T. Liccardo was elected onto the San José City Council in November 2006, and represents the Downtown district of America’s 10th largest city. He also serves in leadership positions of various regional governmental bodies, including the boards of the Cities Association of Santa Clara County (in 2012, he was President), the Valley Transportation Authority (in 2010, as its Board Chair), the Association of Bay Area Governments (on which he serves on the Executive Committee), and the Metropolitan Transportation Commission. Prior to his election, he served as a prosecutor of sexual assault and child exploitation crimes in the Santa Clara County District Attorney’s Office.

Sam was recently elected as mayor of San Jose.