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Mayor Office Biographies
Mayor Liccardo is proud to work with an experienced and dedicated team that is committed to making San José a better place to live, work and raise a family. Learn more about the Mayor’s Senior Staff and see the list of the Mayor's policy analysts and assistants. 

 Name  Title  Email Address
 Ragan Henninger       Director of Policy                      
 Scott Green  Policy Advisor - Transportation,
 Intergovernmental Relations
 Paul Pereira
 Director of Public Safety and Neighborhood Quality of Life

 Chris Ratana
 Neighborhood Engagement Specialist
 Angel Ibanez
 Policy Analyst  

Land Use and Economic Development
 Name Title  Email Address
 Ru Weerakoon      Director of Land Use 
 and Economic Development      
 Ruth Cueto
 Policy Advisor 

Strategic Partnerships
 Name Title  Email Address
 Khanh Russo             Director of 
 Strategic Partnerships,
 and LGBT Liaison                             
 Nicholas Almedia
 Chief Service Officer 
 Ingrid Holguin
 Policy Advisor 
 Candace Le
 Policy Advisor for Education
 and Vietnamese Relations

 Name Title  Email Address
 Shireen Santosham     Chief Innovation Officer                     

 Sachin Jain
 Policy Advisor

 Name Title  Email Address
 David Low                Communications Director/PIO           
 Ahmad Chapman    Communications Specialist       
 Chloe Meyere  Communications Assistant  

 Name Title  Email Address
 Lee Wilcox             Director of Budget               
 and Finance                       
 Pealeen Sangha  Policy and Budget Analyst          
 Cindy Escobar  Staff Technician  

 Name Title  Email Address
 Jim Reed              Chief of Staff                          
 Dylan Simon
 Deputy Chief of Staff  
 Rhonda Hadnot  Executive Assistant 
 to the Mayor
 Nicole Inamine  Agenda Services Manager   
 Celina Carrasco
 Senior Office Specialist
 Shelley Opsal  Secretary to the Mayor