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Helene Schneider, Mayor

Mayor Helene Schneider Councilmember from 2004 to 2010.
Reelected as Mayor in November 2013 to a four-year term

Committees, Agencies and Liaisons

City Council Committees

  • Finance Committee (Alternate)
  • Ordinance Committee (Alternate) 
  • Infrastructure Subcommittee
  • Southern California Edison Committee
  • Sustainability Council Committee

Advisory Groups, City Council Liaisons

  • Santa Barbara Sister Cities Board

 City-Related Agencies

  • Santa Barbara Center for the Performing Arts

Council Representation On Regional Agencies

  • Central Coast Collaborative on Homelessness
  • City/County Solid Waste Task Group
  • Coastal Rail Coordinating Council** 
  • Los Angeles-San Diego Rail Corridor Agency (LOSSAN), Board Member-Alternate**
  • Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District, Governing Board Member 
  • Santa Barbara County Association of Governments (SBCAG), Board Member 
  • Santa Barbara County Association of Governments (SBCAG) Coastal Rail Coordinating Council, Delegate
  • Solid Waste Ad Hoc Committee
  • South Coast Gang Task Force Leadership Council

National and State Organizations

  • League of California Cities, Board Member*
  • U.S. Conference of Mayors Hunger and Homelessness Task Group, Co-Chair***

*Appointed by League of California Cities

**Appointed by SBCAG

***Appointed by U.S. Conference of Mayors


Last Updated: Feb 1, 2016