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D8 Team

Patrick McGarrity, District 8 Chief of Staff

Patrick McGarrity

Patrick McGarrity is the District 8 Chief of Staff. In addition to managing staff and the office, Patrick assists with communications and advises on issues including land use, utilities, public works, and economic development. Patrick grew up in Washington State and graduated from Macalester College, in St. Paul, MN. He is an avid bicyclist and public transit user. You can contact Patrick at or 408-535-4969.

Stacy Le, District 8 Council Assistant

Stacy Le

Stacy Le is a District 8 Council Assistant and Vietnamese community liaison. Her role includes me on the committees and boards that Councilwoman Arenas serves on, office management, and planning community events. Stacy, a University of San Francisco graduate, is originally from Sacramento and loves hiking in her free time. You can contact Stacy at or 408-535-4968.