Economic Development and Trade Commission

Agendas & Minutes

Founded February 18, 2003, the Economic Development and Trade Commission advises the City Council on business issues, cultivate international trade relationships, and make recommendations on the design,

development, and implementation of economic development in the City of Milpitas. The Commission is comprised of seven (7) members and two (2) alternates.

Members are appointed to 3 year terms and alternates are appointed to 2 year terms.

 

All members and alternates shall be Milpitas residents, or own a business or be currently employed at a business located within the City limits of Milpitas.

Members of the Commission are most appropriate, but not limited to the following areas of expertise or interest:

  • Chamber of Commerce
  • Real Estate
  • Resident
  • Milpitas Unified School District/Education
  • Business
  • Technology and Trade

Statement of Economic Interest:

FPPC Form 700 – Statement of Economic Interest is required to be filed by all EDC members to reveal any conflict of interest.

Documentation:

Meets:

The Economic Development and Trade Commission shall hold meetings the 2nd Mondays of every month except, December and July, at 4:30 PM at the Committee Conference Room in City Hall, or a designated location.

City Council Liaison:

Karina Dominguez, Vice Mayor

Staff Liaison:

Alex Andrade, Economic Development Director, (408) 586-3046

Daniel Degu, Economic Development Coordinator (408) 586-3054

Commission Members:

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Lynne Rice

Chair

Business Representative

Term Expires:

April, 2021

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Jeffrey Chen

Vice Chair

Hotel Representative

Term Expires:

April, 2021

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Dhaval Brahmbhatt

Technology and Trade

Term Expires:

April, 2020

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Matt Taylor

Commercial Real Estate

Term Expires:

April, 2021

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Chris Norwood

MUSD/Education Representative

Term Expires:

April, 2022

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Victor San Vicente

Milpitas Resident

Term Expires:

April, 2021

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Warren Wettenstein

Chamber of Commerce

Term Expires:

August, 2018

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Dipak Awasthi

Alternate Member #1

Term Expires:

April, 2021

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Juliette Gomez

Alternate Member #2

Term Expires:

April, 2020