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Alameda County, CA June 8, 2010 Election
Smart Voter Full Biography for Marvin Peixoto

Candidate for
Council Member; City of Hayward

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  • Born at Hayward Hospital, Hayward CA
  • Married to Andrea Peixoto since 1989
  • Resident of Hayward for 38 years

  • Masters, Public Administration, California State University, Hayward, CA
  • Bachelors, History, California State University, Hayward, CA
  • St. Joseph High School, Alameda, CA

  • Vietnam Era Veteran, serving in the United States Navy from July 1965 to July 1971. Honorably Discharged.

  • Alameda County, Budget Analyst, Grants Manager 1991-2001
  • Alameda County Training & Employment Board/Associated Community Action Program (ACTEB/ACAP), 1977-1991. Two positions:
    1. Supervised a staff of 15 to retrain and place laid off Caterpillar Tractor workers
    2. Contracts Officer / Fiscal Compliance Monitor.
  • Viet Nam Era Veterans Counselor, 1975 - 1977

  • Service Employees International Union (SEIU), Local 535 + 20+ years, ACTEB/ACAP and the County of Alameda
  • Operating Engineers, Local 3 + Union affiliate for the Alameda County Management Employees Association (ACMEA)
  • Office and Professional Employees International Union, Local 29 + while working way through college at Kaiser Foundation Hospital;
  • Cannery Workers Union + at Hunts Cannery during summers after graduation from High School

  • Hayward Planning Commission + 2004 to present (Chairman + 2008)
  • City Council Sustainability Committee + 2008 to present
  • Citizens Advisory Commission (CAC) + 1982 to 1986 (Chairman + 1985)
  • Director, Woodland Estates Homeowners Association 2000 + 2004 (VP 2003, 2004)
  • President, DeAnza Park Committee + 1976, committee created to develop park honoring Hayward's 100th anniversary
  • Member, Portuguese Centennial Park Committee + 1978, committee created to honor Hayward's Portuguese heritage

  • Wrote proposal to develop a collaborative One Stop Employment System for Alameda and Contra Costa counties. Proposal was subsequently funded.
  • Wrote several proposals to retrain and place laid off workers in Alameda County. Proposals were subsequently funded totaling $6 million.

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