Former Mayor, East Palo Alto
Lisa Gauthier was elected to the East Palo Alto City Council in 2012, served as Vice Mayor in 2014, as Mayor in 2015. She holds Associates Degrees in Business Administration and Marketing Management, is an Executive Assistant at SV Life Sciences a Healthcare Venture Capital firm in San Francisco and is a 2013 graduate of Emerge, a leadership program for democratic women.
She is an active board member for Live in Peace, CCAG, Mid-peninsula Open Trail, San Francisquito JPA and alternate to Recology. She is the proud mother of three young adults, longtime resident of East Palo Alto and active community volunteer.
Some of her interests include building community pride, advocating for the homeless and affordable housing, working with the youth and the underserved and staunch supporter of President Barack Obama’s, My Brother’s Keeper.