Ken Yeager has served as an elected official in Santa Clara County for 25 years, first as San Jose/Evergreen College Board Trustee, then as a San Jose City Councilmember, and now as a Santa Clara County Supervisor. Ken is passionate about improving public health and the quality of life for all his constituents. As Chair of the Health and Hospital Committee, he is a strong proponent of maintaining strong safety net programs. As a long-term board member of both VTA and Caltrain, Ken has advocated for expanding and improving public transit systems as a means to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and enhance economic productivity. In his further efforts to protect our environment, Ken has also authored policies reducing waste, improving building codes, and increasing the use of renewable energy. As the first openly gay elected official in the County, he is committed to ensuring that the LGBTQ community has equitable rights and full representation in local government.
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