Second Term: Expires 12/2022* Took Office: 2013 Served as Mayor: 2020 Served as Deputy Mayor: 2019 Email:email@example.com Phone: (650) 522-7522 ext. 6264
Joe Goethals is a life-long resident of San Mateo. Joe was elected in November 2013, was re-elected in 2017 and is currently serving his second term. He is an attorney and former prosecutor with the San Mateo County and Alameda County district attorney offices. 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.
*Current term was extended by one year as the City moves to even-year elections with the passage of Measure B in 2017.
External Assignments and Appointments
City Delegate to Congresswoman Jackie Speier
Emergency Services Council
Grand Boulevard Task Force
Housing Our People Effectively (HOPE) Interagency Council-Leadership Committee
San Mateo Consolidated Fire Department Joint Powers Association (JPA) **
San Mateo County Economic Development Association (SAMCEDA) - (Alternate)
San Mateo County Pre-Hospital Emergency Medical Services Group
** Continuity Appointment - per Council Guidelines Ch. 11 section 5