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Vice Mayor

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

City Boards and Commissions

  • Arts Commissions
  • Bicycle & Pedestrian Advisory Commission
  • City/MUSD Communications Subcommittee
  • Community Advisory Commission
  • Economic Development Commission
  • Emergency Preparedness Comission
  • Finance Subcommittee

Outside Agencies

  • Silicon Valley Clean Energy, Board of Directors
  • Cities Association of Santa Clara, Board of Directors
  • San Jose/Santa Clara Treatment Plant Advisory Committee
  • Silicon Valley Regional Interoperability Authority, Board of Directors

Personal Background Information

Professional 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

2015 to Present:

  • Milpitas Kiwanis Foundation – Board Member

2015 to Present:

  • CASSY – Counseling and Support Services for Youth – Board Member

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

1995:

  • Milpitas Citizen of the Year

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+ marvelous 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 11 grandchildren, bike riding, camping, and travel adventures.