A brief outline of Rod’s past and present education and employment history includes:


Education

• San Jose State University, Master in Public Administration, 2013, Summa cum Laude (4.0 GPA)

• International Institute of Municipal Clerks, Master Municipal Clerk, 2009

• International Institute of Municipal Clerks, Certified Municipal Clerk, 2006

• International Institute of Municipal Clerks, Technical Track for Clerks, Graduate 2006

• Emergency Training Services, Graduate, Didactic 2004, Paramedic 2005

• San Jose State University, Graduate 1993, B.A. in Political Science

• Santa Clara High School, Graduate 1988, High School Diploma


Employment History

• Santa Clara City Clerk, 2004 – present

• Santa Clara City Auditor, 2007 – present

• Santa Clara City Councilmember, Seat 4, 1996 – 2004

• General Manager, Flexcar – San Jose, 2002 – 2003

• Global Community Relations Manager, 3Com Corporation, 1995 – 2001

• Substitute Teacher, Lincoln High School, 1994 – 1995

• Campaign Manager, Local Efforts, 1991 – 1994

• Mechanic, T&D Porscheworks, 1986 – 1991

• Construction Assistant, The Villages, 1986

• Autobody Technician, Cal-Car, 1983 – 1985