Council Member Joe Goethals

First Term: Expires 12/2017
Took office in 2013
Served as Mayor 2016
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(650) 522-7522 ext. 6264

Council Member Joe Goethals is a life-long resident of San Mateo. Joe was elected in November 2013 and is currently serving his first term. He works as a prosecutor in the San Mateo County District Attorney’s Office. Joe served on the Public Works Commission 2010-2013, and was serving as the Chair of the Public Works Commission when he was elected. Joe also has a Master’s degree in Public Health and he served on the Peninsula Health Care District Board prior to being elected to the City Council.

City Council Subcommittee Assignments

  • Public Works Commission
  • Sustainability Commission
  • Youth Activities Council
Council Member Joe Goethals photo

External Agency Committee Assignments

  • City Delegate to Congresswoman Jackie Speier
  • City/Council Association of Governments - Water Subcommittee
  • Fire Shared Services Working Group
  • Peninsula Clean Energy - alternate
  • Rail Improvement Subcommittee