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Helene Schneider, Mayor

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

Committees, Agencies and Liaisons:

City Council Committees

  • Committee on District Elections (Ad Hoc) 
  • Commuter Rail Exploration
  • Infrastructure Subcommittee
  • Sustainability Council Committee
  • Finance Committee (Alternate)
  • Ordinance Committee (Alternate)

City-Related Agencies   

  • Santa Barbara Center for the Performing Arts

Advisory Groups, City Council Liaisons

  • Santa Barbara Sister Cities Board

City of Santa Barbara Representation

  • Central Coast Collaborative on Homelessness
  • City/County Solid Waste Task Group
  • Coastal Rail Coordinating Council (Appointed by SBCAG) 
  • Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District Board of Directors
  • Santa Barbara County Association of Governments (SBCAG)
  • South Coast Gang Task Force Leadership Council
  • Los Angeles-San Diego Rail Corridor Agency (LOSSAN) (Alternate)

National and State Organizations

  • Channel Counties Division of the League of California Cities (Past President)
  • U.S. Conference of Mayors Hunger and Homelessness Task Group (Co-Chair)


Last Updated: Oct 21, 2015