• Seat 3: Jim Griffith (Mayor)

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Mayor and Council
456 W. Olive Ave.
P.O. Box 3707
Sunnyvale, CA 94088-3707
Phone:  (408) 730-7473
Fax:  (408) 730-7699

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Mayor Jim Griffith

CURRICULUM VITAE

EDUCATION

  • BA, Mathematics applied to Computer Science, UC Berkeley, 1989

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • Senior iOS Software Engineer, Apple, Inc., 2011-Present
  • Senior Software Engineer, deCarta, Inc., San Jose, CA, 2001-2011
  • Senior Software Engineer, Atomz, Inc., San Bruno, CA, 2001
  • Staff Software Engineer, Go.com, Sunnyvale, CA, 2000-2001 
  • Senior Software Engineer, Tele Atlas, Menlo Park, CA, 1995-2000
  • Senior Software Engineer, Blyth Software, Foster City, CA, 1994-1995
  • Senior Software Engineer, Dow Jones/Telerate, Palo Alto, CA, 1990-1994

GOVERNMENT ACTIVITIES

  • Sunnyvale City Councilmember, 2010-Present
  • Sunnyvale Mayor, 2014-Present
  • Sunnyvale City Vice Mayor, 2011 and 2013
  • Cities Association of Santa Clara County (CASCC) Executive Board of Directors, Director-At-Large, 2012; Secretary/Treasurer, 2013-Present 
  • Cities Association of Santa Clara County (CASCC) Board of Directors, 2011-Present
  • Cities Association of Santa Clara County (CASCC) Legislative Action Committee (LAC), 2012-Present
  • Bay Area Water Supply and Conservation Agency (BAWSCA) Board of Directors, 2011-2013
  • San Francisco Bay Area Regional Water System Financing Authority (RFA) Board of Directors, 2011-2013
  • Santa Clara Valley Water District (SCVWD) Recycled Water Joint Committee, 2012-Present
  • Santa Clara County Recycling and Waste Reduction Commission (RWRC), SMaRT Station Cities Representative, 2010-Present; Chair, 2012-Present; Vice Chair, 2010-2011
  • Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) Policy Advisory Committee, 2010-2011
  • Caltrain Modernization Project Policy Advisory Group, 2012-2013
  • Grand Boulevard Task Force Alternate, 2010-2011
  • National League of Cities (NLC):
    • Energy, Environment, and Natural Resources Policy Advisory Committee, 3/2010-3/2011
    • Information Technology and Communication Policy Advisory Committee, 3/2010-3/2011
  • City of Sunnyvale, CA, Library Board Trustee, 2004-2009
    • Board Chair, 2005-2009
    • Board Legislative Representative, 2005-2009
  • Silicon Valley Library System/Pacific Library Partnership, Vice Chair, 2008-2013
  • Sunnyvale City Manager Selection Community Panel, 2008
  • Sunnyvale Library Director Selection Panel, 2009

COMMUNITY SERVICE

  • Sunnyvale Neighbors Actively Prepare (SNAP), graduate, 2008
  • Leadership Sunnyvale, graduate, Class of 2008
  • Danbury Place Homeowners Association, Board of Directors, 2013-Present
  • Sutton Place Homeowners Association, Board of Directors, 1997-2008 
  • Silicon Valley Leadership, Board of Directors, 2008-2009
  • SUNPAC, Trustee, 2007-2008
  • Chair, Build the Library, Yes on B, 2007
  • Sunnyvale Historical Society, lifetime member
  • Western Philatelic Library, lifetime member

PERSONAL

  • Sunnyvale resident since 1990
  • Native Bay Area resident
  • Hobbies:  philately, literature, soccer

CONTACT INFORMATION

 

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(408) 730-7500

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  • 456 W. Olive Ave.
  • Sunnyvale, CA 94086
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