Council Member Eric Rodriguez

First Term: Expires in 2022*
Took Office: 12/04/2017
Served as Mayor: 2021
Served as Deputy Mayor: 2020
Phone: (650) 522-7522 ext. 6266

Mayor Eric Rodriguez grew up in neighboring Belmont and has lived in San Mateo for over 20 years. He was first elected to serve on San Mateo’s City Council in November 2017. Eric previously served on San Mateo’s Planning Commission and as his neighborhood’s representative to the San Mateo United Homeowners Association (SMUHA). 


Professionally, Eric is the CEO of a leading health information website that he co-founded. He received his M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business and his B.S degree from UC Berkeley. He currently serves on the board of directors of the Police Activities League (PAL) and the Rotary Club of San Mateo. Outside of work, Eric enjoys spending time with his 9-year-old son, Tyler, and his wife, Shirley.


*Current term was extended by one year as the City moves to even-year elections with the passage of Measure B in 2017.

External Agencies Board Appointments 

  • Peninsula Traffic Congestion Relief Alliance - (Alternate) 
Eric Rodriguez

Internal Committee Appointments

  • General Plan Subcommittee

External Liaison Roles

  • City Delegate to Senator Josh Becker
  • San Mateo Chamber of Commerce & Downtown San Mateo Association (DSMA)
  • San Mateo County Economic Development Association (SAMCEDA)
  • San Mateo-Foster City Elementary School Board and San Mateo Union High School District Board

Internal Liaison Roles

  • Community Relations Commission (CRC)
  • Sustainability & Infrastructure Commission