Cecilia Valdez, Councilmember

After retiring from a 25 year career in court reporting from San Francisco Superior Courts, she dedicated herself to serving her community through her membership and participation in many organizations. As an elected official, she continues with the same dedication to her official duties as well as to her community organizations.

Elected: 2008
Term Ends: November 2020 

Council Committee Assignments:

Memberships:  Contra Costa College Foundation Board; Sister City Committee; West County Mayors/Supervisors Association; San Pablo Community Foundation Grant Review Committee; West County Integrated Waste Management/RecycleMore JPA Authority; West Contra Costa Transportation Advisory Committee

Standing Committees:
Budget, Fiscal & Legislative


  • Bachelor of Science in Organizational Behavior
  • University of San Francisco

Community Involvement:

  • Member of San Pablo Eagles Auxiliary
  • Democratic Party of Contra Costa County ; Former Vice Chair 
  • Member of West County Democratic Party
  • San Pablo Library Commissioner (Former)
  • NALEO Member
  • Member of Contra Costa College Foundation Board of Directors
  • Member of San Pablo Rotary

County Appointments:

  • Contra Costa Commission on the Status of Women – District 1 Representative
  • Inter-Jurisdictional Council on Homelessness