Photo Of Councilmember Polanski
Office Address: City Hall
455 East Calaveras Boulevard
Milpitas, California 95035
Business Telephone: (408) 586-3024 (messages)
Business Fax: (408) 586-3056
Home Address: 2083 Mesa Verde Drive
Home Telephone: (408) 263-9034

Council Committee Assignments:

Campaign Finance Task Force, Chair

City Council Fire Department Budget Task Force Member

City/School Communication Committee

Emergency Preparedness Commission, Liaison

Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources Commission, Liaison

Santa Clara County Emergency Preparedness Council

Telecommunications Commission

Community Service:

SAFE Team Member, 2012

Milpitas Women as Role Models, Honoree, 2011

Milpitas Foundation for Education, Founder/Treasurer, 1990 to 2009

Milpitas Historical Society, Past President/Founder, 1979 to Present

2000 Milpitas Relay for Life Chair, American Cancer Society

2004 Milpitas Relay for Life, Sponsorship Chair

2003 Milpitas Relay for Life, Sponsorship Chair

1999 Women of Achievement Award Nominee

Milpitas Chamber of Commerce, Member 1985 to Present

Milpitas Executive Lions Club, Founding Member

Friends of the Milpitas Library, Member

Milpitas Alliance for the Arts, Supporting Member

Milpitas High School Athletic Booster Club, Sponsor

Milpitas High School Parent Teacher Association, Member

The Union, Newspaper of Milpitas high School, Sponsor

President, Martin Murphy Elementary School PTA


Milpitas Unified School District Board of Education 19 years

November 1983 to December 2002

Elected President, 8 years

Elected Vice President, 6 years

Metropolitan Education District (MetroED), Board of Education 6 years

Elected President and Vice President

Joint Powers Agreement (JPA) between San Jose Unified, Santa Clara Unified, Campbell Union High School District, East Side Union High School District, Los Gatos/Saratoga Joint High School District, and Milpitas Unified.

Milpitas Community Advisory Commissioner April 1997 to November 2002

Milpitas Child Safety Committee 1998 to 2002

Milpitas City/School District Monthly Communication Committee 1990 to 2001

Milpitas Child Care Task Force 1999 to 2001

Co-Chair with School Board President Marsha Grilli

Vice Chair , City Council Committee for School District Mitigation to forge a special dedicated developer fee to assist Milpitas schools, i.e. school buses, adopted by the Milpitas City Council and Milpitas School Board


Northwestern College of Business, Portland, Oregon

Santa Clara University, School Board Institute, 1995

American Management Association, Seminars


Resident of Milpitas since 1976

Two children; Charles Martin and Nicole Ann

Graduates of Milpitas High School and received degrees from UCLA (Charles) and Sonoma State University (Nicole)

Senior Executive Assistant, MetroED, November 2007 to Present

Senior Administrative Assistant/Office Manager, MetroED, Metropolitan Adult Education Programs, July 2006

GED Proctor/Adult ED Secretary, MetroED, Metropolitan Adult Education Programs, November 2003 to June 2006

Executive Manager, Eshinui, Inc., July 2000 to November 2002

Coordinator Sales Administration, Greene, Tweed & Col, February 1996 to June 2000

Office Manager, The Wine Register November 1987 to November 1995

Commissioned Notary Public of the State of California, 2002 to 2006