A Partial List of Rod’s Community and Professional Service Includes:

California Ethics and Democracy Project, 2007 – present: Chair
Northern California City Clerks Assoc., 2004 – present: Past-Chair 2010, Chair 2009, Vice Chair 2008
Santa Clara Firefighters Foundation, 2009 – present: Secretary
San Jose Rotary Club, 1995 – present: Member, Chair of Young Member Development 2009/2010
Santa Clara City Council, 1996 – 2004: City Councilmember
Democratic Forum, 2000 – 2010: President 2009, Board of Directors
Santa Clara University Board of Fellows, 1998 – 2004: Fellow
KTEH Public Television, 2000 – 2004: Board of Directors
Santa Clara Unified School District, November, 1995 – 2004:

SCUSD Bond Oversight Committee, Member, 1997 – 2004
Friends of SCUSD, Co-Chair of school bond measure, 1997
Needs Task Force, Committee Member, 1995 – 1996

Santa Clara Campaign Finance Reform Committee, 1998 – 2004: Founding Chair
Santa Clara Ethics Ordinance Committee, 1999 – 2004: Founding Member
Santa Clara Downtown Revitalization Committee, 1997 – 2004: Founding Chair
Valley Transportation Authority, Policy Advisory Committee, 1997 – 2002: Member, Vice-Chair
Democratic Central Committee, 1993 – 2002: 22nd AD Representative
San Jose Symphony, 1995 – 2001: Board of Directors
OPUS 21 Arts Foundation, Inc., 1995 – 2000: Founder, President
Working Partnerships Labor Leadership Institute, 1997: Graduate
Citizens Police Academy, 1996: Graduate
City of Santa Clara Library Board of Trustees, 1995 – 1996: Trustee
Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1995 – 1996: VP of Individual Development
Friends of the Santa Clara Soccer Park, Corp., 1994 – 1996: Vice President
Santa Clara County, San Tomas Aquino/Saratoga Creek Streamside Trail Commission, 1993 – 1996: Chair 1996, Vice Chair 1993-1995
Theta Chi Fraternity, 1988 – April 1993: President, Executive Council
Simulated Senate, Spring, 1993: San Jose State University, Senate Majority Leader

Partial List…