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Council Member Orrin Mahoney

 Orrin MahoneyOrrin Mahoney was elected to the Cupertino City Council in 2005 and 2009. He served as Mayor in 2009 and 2013. His second term will expire in 2014 (term extended by 12 months due to election date change to even years).


M.S.- Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University.
Masters in Industrial Administration program, Carnegie-Mellon University.
B.S.- Mechanical Engineering, Carnegie-Mellon University.

Employment History

Retired after 35 years with Hewlett-Packard, holding a wide variety of management positions, including R&D, Manufacturing, Marketing, and Information Technology. Over 25 years at the Cupertino site.

Professional Affiliations

6 years Cupertino Rotary 
8 years Cupertino Chamber of Commerce Board 
Measure C - School Bond Oversight Committee 
DeAnza Commission 
Board member, Lunar New Year Unity Parade 
Board member, Cupertino Economic Development Committee

Awards or Special Achievements

2005 Cupertino Citizen of the Year 
Chair, Cupertino 50th Anniversary Golden Jubilee Festival 
Chairman, Cupertino Fourth of July Celebration (2001-2005) 
Rotary International Service Chair, including Chinese rural school project 
Food Chair, OSF (Organization of Special Needs Families) Special Festival 
8 years, City of Cupertino Planning Commissioner including Chairman of the Commission (1991-1998) 
Chairman of three Monta Vista grad night parties, Cupertino AYSO Soccer coach 
Volunteer for school, youth, and community activities including: 
Kid's Fishing Day 
Kid's Shopping Day 
Dr Seuss Reading Day 
YMCA Landscaping 
OSF Pumpkin Carving


Married to Carolyn Krizek-Mahoney 
Four daughters: Lisa, Julie, Dana, and Audrey, all graduates of the Cupertino school system


Last updated: 12/2/2014 9:23:21 PM