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 Patrick.jpg 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.

Alicia Fazal - District 8 Executive Assistant
Contact: or 408-535-4908
Duties: Scheduling for Councilmember Arenas, Event Support, Office Management


Nancy Le - Council Legislative & Policy Analyst
Contact:  or 408-535-4964
Neighborhoods: Hidden Glen; Centerwood; Creekside/Cadwallader; Brigadoon; The Villages; Meadowlands; Silver Estates; Heritage Oaks Estates; Silver Creek; Bel Aire-Hillstone
Policy Areas: Public Safety, Finance, and Strategic Support Committee; Community and Economic Development Committee; Intergovernmental Relations


Matt Savage - Council Assistant
Contact: or 408-535-4966
Neighborhoods: Norwood; Thompson Creek; Millbrook, Murillo, Fowler, Chaboya, Silverland, Quimby, Estates
Policy Areas: Transportation & Environment Committee; Rules & Open Government Committee (Rules)


Monica Rodriguez - Council Assistant
Contact: or 408-535-4968
Neighborhoods: Overfelt/Welch Park; Meadowfair; Leyva; Brahms/Edgeview; Pleasant Hills; Ocala, Groesbeck
Policy Areas: Neighborhood Services & Education Committee; Housing; Project Hope; Library Commission, Youth Commission



Maria Perez-Cid - Council Assistant 
Contact: e-mail or 408-535-4965
Neighborhoods: Overfelt/Welch Park; Meadowfair; Leyva
Policy Areas: Community Outreach; Youth Commission; Project Hope; Mayor's Gang Prevention Task Force