ELECTION. Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District (MROSD or Midpen) has 4 opening this election.
(4-Year Term, Next Election: November 2022)
- Mr. Pete Siemens, Ward 1 (Santa Clara County)
- Ms. Yoriko Kishimoto, Ward 2 (Santa Clara County and Santa Cruz County)
- Ms. Karen Holman, Ward 5 (San Mateo County and Santa Clara County)
- Mr. Larry Hassett, Ward 6 (San Mateo County)
(4-Year Term, Next Election: November 2024)
- Mr. Jed Cyr, Ward 3 (Santa Clara County)
- Mr. Curt Riffle, Ward 4 (Santa Clara County)
- Ms. Zoe Kersteen-Tucker, Ward 7 (San Mateo County)
The District is divided into seven geographic wards, each represented by an elected official for a four-year term. The next election will be held on November 8, 2022 for Ward 1, 2, 5, and 6 Directors.
The nomination period for the November 8, 2022 election opens on July 18, 2022 and runs through August 12, 2022.
Anyone who is 18 years of age and who is a resident and registered voter in the ward from which they are nominated may run for a seat on the Board of Directors.
Potential candidates are required to gather fifty (50) valid signatures of registered voters from their ward on a required nomination form furnished only by the District Clerk.
Prior to soliciting or receiving campaign contributions, a candidate must file Form 501, Candidate Intention Statement, with the District Clerk. The form is available from the district clerk or can be downloaded from the Fair Political Practices website.
For additional information and to make an appointment for issuance of nomination papers, please contact the District Clerk at 650-691-1200 or email@example.com.
Candidates must file between July 18th and August 12nd, 2022 (all the relevant dates can be found here: https://www.smcacre.org/elections/november-8-2022-election-calendar).
Basic info for candidates is here (for all San Mateo County elections): https://www.smcacre.org/elections/basic-campaign-filing-guidelines-candidates, and the folks in the Elections office are very happy to work with candidates in person or on the phone.