Teddy joined our staff after his graduation from San José State University. We were lucky enough to have him as a Winter and Spring Intern before he came on as a part-time and now full-time staffer in our office. He has taken on many roles in the office but still finds time to volunteer as a basketball coach along with fellow Policy Aide, Huascar.
Assignments: Department of Transportation, Animal Control, Environment, Public Health, Grants
Neighborhood Areas: Rules Committee, Dobern Neighborhood Association, Los Suenos HOA, Hillview Neighborhood Association
A San José State University (SJSU) Alum, Baltazar double
majored in Philosophy and Political Science with a focus in ethics, rhetoric and political theory, respectively. During his time at SJSU, he led numerous
organizations including Pi Sigma Alpha (Political Honor Society) and the
Pre-law Society as Vice-President of both. As captain of the debate team, he
also led SJSU to Nationals in Washington DC. In addition, he participated in Model United Nations of the Far West for several years, sparking his interest in international
affairs. Baltazar is a native of East San José, having lived there for over 19
Outside of his passion for social justice and upward
mobility, Baltazar enjoys comics, biking and stand-up comedy. Baltazar believes
he would have been a comedian, if he were not so bad at jokes.
Assignments: Business, Economic Development, Medical Marijuana, Participatory Budgeting, Arts
Neighborhood Areas: Arts Commission, Mt. Pleasant Heighborhood Association, Capital Park Neighborhood Association,