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The District 9 Team


Shirley Goings – Executive Assistant/Scheduler                 
A lifelong resident of District 9, Shirley is passionate about her community. She handles office administration, scheduling, community outreach grants, constituent services, as well as database management.
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Peter Hamilton - Chief of Staff                                                
Peter Hamilton previously worked for San Jose Vice Mayor Judy Chirco. A native San José resident, he graduated from Brown University in 2006. He is the staff member working on land use, transportation policy, budget issues, Marijuana/Drug issues, and a range of other matters.
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Andrea Hyde - Policy Aide                                                    
Born and raised in Cambrian Park, Andrea Hyde is a District 9 native.  She graduated from the University of California, San Diego with a degree in Political Science – International Relations and a passion for issues affecting human rights, women and children, education and the environment. 

She is the staff member covering policy regarding public safety, human rights and social justice, and seniors, as well as public relations and communications for the Councilmember.  She also covers the Public Safety, Finance & Strategic Support Committee, Human Services Commission, Senior Commission, Silicon Valley Regional Interoperability Authority, and Santa Clara County Emergency Operational Area Council.  
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Scott Hughes - Policy Aide                                                       
Scott Hughes was raised in Colorado and moved to California to attend school at Sonoma State University. As a Physical Education major, Scott studied Kinesiology, and outside of the classroom played soccer for the SSU Seawolves. Prior to joining the District 9 team, Scott worked for a political firm in the Silicon Valley, consulting on all types of political campaigns from the local to federal levels.

He is the staff member covering the following committees and commissions: Community and Economy Development Committee, Neighborhood Services & Education Committee, Airport Competitiveness Committee, Airport Commission, Association of Bay Area Government, Downtown Parking Board, SJ/SV Chamber of Commerce, SCC Board of Supervisors, San José Sports Authority, Arena Authority, Baseball Stadium Project, Citizen Corps Council, Veterans and Military, and Parks & Recreation.  
Scott Hughes

Jacklyn Joanino - Policy Aide                                                    
Jacklyn (Jaki) Joanino was raised in Southern California and moved to San Jose after graduating from UC Davis with degrees in Political Science and Dramatic Art. Jaki's passion is working toward healthy and sustainable communities for all.  She is proud to work for the City of San Jose toward that goal and serving the wonderful residents of D9.  

She is the staff member covering arts, cultural affairs, water, environment, immigration and housing policy. She also covers the Neighborhoods Commission, neighborhood organizing, the D9 Rountable and non-profits.

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Brianne Urban - Policy Aide                                                       
Brianne (Bri) Urban was born and raised in Cambrian Park and remains a member of the D9 community. She graduated from San Jose State University with a passion for health, wellness and education.

She is the staff member covering animal control, education, faith based organizations, libraries, public health, and district-wide events. She also covers the Youth Commission and the and Schools-City Collaborative.
Brianne Urban