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  Council Members

Walnut Creek 2014 Council Member Assignments listing available here.

Mayor Bob Simmons
Elected November 2008; re-elected November 2012
Mayor 2011-12, 2014-15
Retired attorney, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Former member, Planning and Park, Recreation and Open Space commissions
B.A. and J.D. University of Wisconsin
Masters of Law, George Washington University

Biography
Mayor Pro Tem Loella Haskew
Loella Haskew Elected November 2012
Retired CPA
Member, Blue Ribbon Task Force on Fiscal Health, 2011-12
Graduate, Golden Gate University
Biography
Justin Wedel
Elected November 2012
Cindy Silva
Elected November 2006; re-elected November 2010; appointed* November 2014
Mayor 2010-11, 2012-13
Former member, Walnut Creek Planning Commission (2004-06)
Marketing and communications consultant
Graduate, University of Southern California
Biography
Rich Carlston
Rich Carlston Appointed* 2014
Retired attorney, Miller, Starr & Regalia
Former member and Chair of the Walnut Creek Park, Recreation & Open Space Commission
JD from the George Washington School of Law, Order of the Coif
United States Army - Air Defense Artillery Officer
B.A. Mathematics, University of Colorado
Biography
* The 2014 City Council election was cancelled as there were only 2 candidates for 2 open seats.
Both candidates (incumbent Cindy Silva and candidate Rich Carlston) were appointed to the City Council by a vote of the Council.