Vice Mayor Rod G. Sinks

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Council Member - Rod G. Sinks

Rod Sinks was elected to the Cupertino City Council in 2011 and 2016 and served as Mayor in 2015. He is currently serving as Vice Mayor. His second term will end in 2020.

He champions issues including education, economy, transportation and environment. He is on the City’s Audit and Fiscal Strategic Committees and is Council Liaison to local school districts.

Education
BA, Physics, Grinnell College 
BS, Electrical Engineering, Stanford University
MS, Electrical Engineering, Stanford University

Affiliations & Memberships 
He helped lead two high tech start-ups from infancy to successful businesses in engineering management roles.

Regionally, he serves on the Cities Association of Santa Clara County Executive Board, the VTA 85 Corridor Policy Advisory Board as Chair, the Silicon Valley Clean Energy Authority Board as Chair, and the Santa Clara County Recycling and Waste Reduction Commission.

He also serves on the Bay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD) Board, its Advisory Council, and its Stationary Source, Climate Change, and Public Engagement Committees.

He served the community as a Scoutmaster and YMCA Adventure Guides Leader for many years, and currently serves on the Cupertino Rotary Board.