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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, health, 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 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's is the staff member covering: Housing and Homelessness, Environment and Water, Ethnic and Cultural Affairs, Arts, Immigration, and Intergovernmental Advocacy. Some of her other assignments include the Housing Community Development Commission, Neighborhoods Commission, Neighborhood Organizing, and Non-profits.

She has a passion for 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 District 9. 

Jaki currently serves on the Santa Clara County Commission on the Status of Women and is a 2015 New Leaders Council (NLC) - Silicon Valley Fellow. Some of her community work includes raising awareness and fundraising for disaster relief and rehabilitation in the Philippines and helping organize the first Annual Fly Pinays Summit in San Jose. Jaki is a UC Davis graduate in Political Science and Dramatic Art.
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