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Councilmember

Marsha Grilli

Elected: November 2014
Term Expires: November 2018

Office:  455 E. Calaveras Blvd., Milpitas, CA 95035
Phone: (408) 586-3031   Fax: (408) 586-3056
Email: mgrilli@ci.milpitas.ca.gov

Previous City Boards and Commissions

  • City of Milpitas Economic Development Commission (2010 – 2014)

Personal Background Information

Work Experience

1985 to Present:

  • Licensed daycare and preschool
  • Provide quality childcare for children
  • Manage budget, state regulation and client matters

1994 to Present:

  • Milpitas Unified School District – Board Member
  • Nine terms as President
  • Six terms as Vice President
  • Fiscally responsible decisions overseeing an $85-million budget
  • Policy creation and superintendent hiring and evaluation

1998 to 2006:

  • Milpitas Chamber of Commerce – Former President

2006 to 2010:

  • Metropolitan Education District – Former President and Vice President

1994 to 2006:

  • Santa Clara County School Board Association – Former President

2008 to 2012:

  • Santa Clara Democratic Central Committee – Former Delegate

Community Involvement

  • Award winning Schools
  • 2005, 2010, and 2014 Milpitas Parcel Tax Committee – Chairperson and Co-Chairperson
  • 2012 Facility Bond $95 million for renovated schools and upgraded technology – Co-Chairperson
  • Milpitas Citizen of the Year (1995)

 

Personal

Marsha was born in Watsonville, CA and grew up in Santa Clara Valley. Her husband Dennis, of 40 years, retired after 30 years of service as a Police Officer. In their 36 years in Milpitas they raised 5 children, who have all received advanced educational degrees, are married and successful. Marsha enjoys her 2 labradoodles, Walter and Simon, her 9 grandchildren, bike riding, camping, and travel adventures.