Mayor Robert McBain

Mayor Robert McBain

Mayor Robert McBain was elected to the City Council in 2012 and elected to a second term in 2016. He has long been active in the Piedmont government, serving on the Municipal Tax Review Committee in 2011 as well as prior service on the Recreation Commission. He has been an active community volunteer for many years and has had a long career in banking and investments. 
Current term: Second term expires 11/2020

Contact
rmcbain@piedmont.ca.gov
(510) 420-3048

Vice Mayor Teddy Gray King

Teddy Gray King

Vice Mayor Teddy Gray King was elected to the Piedmont City Council in 2014 following a decade of service to the city of Piedmont on various commissions. She brings to public office extensive government and public policy experience, having worked as staff to a member of Congress in Washington DC and for the city and county of San Francisco. Her areas of expertise include, energy, transportation and infrastructure, housing, and environmental sustainability. Teddy represents the city of Piedmont at the League of California Cities, where she is a member of both the Women's Caucus and the Hispanic Caucus. In addition, she serves on the Alameda County Transportation Commission (ACTC). Vice Mayor King lives with her three children in Piedmont where they attend local public schools. 
Current term: Second term expires 11/2022

Contact
tking@piedmont.ca.gov
(510) 420-3048

Councilmember Jen Cavenaugh

Jen Cavenaugh

Jennifer Cavenaugh was elected to City Council in November 2016 and is serving her first term. As a former business executive, a wife and mother of three children in Piedmont schools, and a high-impact community organizer, she strives to preserve the many aspects that make Piedmont special while investing in the city’s future.

Prior to being elected, Cavenaugh was a member of the Piedmont’s Budget Advisory and Financial Planning Committee Member where she focused on required investments to fund the city’s infrastructure. This infrastructure includes municipal buildings, parks & recreational facilities, and streets and sidewalks. She also led the Recreation Department’s Community Outreach Project which allowed the department to better align its growth with community interests.

She has served as the liaison to several city commissions including Public Safety, Recreation, Planning and Audit. She is active in the League of California Cities as a Legislative Policy member on Environmental Quality and Community Service committees. She participates in regional initiatives through East Bay Economic Development Alliance, Association of Bay Area Governments, East Bay Community Energy and the Alameda County Transportation Commission. 

She works to collaborate with schools and community organizations for mutually beneficial solutions and to increase equity and inclusiveness which makes Piedmont a more welcoming community to individuals with diverse perspectives.

She earned her MBA from the University of Chicago and her B.S. from the University of Illinois.

Current Term: First term expires 11/2020

Contact

jcavenaugh@piedmont.ca.gov
(510) 420-3048

Councilmember Tim Rood 

Tim RoodCouncilmember Tim Rood was elected to the City Council in 2014. Long active in community affairs, Councilmember Rood served on the Budget Advisory and Financial Planning Committee was the President of the Piedmont Swim Club before being elected. An urban planner and architect by profession, Councilmember Rood currently works as Principal City Designer for the City of San Jose, where his work focuses on regional rail extensions and development planning around rail stations, as well as providing interdepartmental leadership on design issues across San José's urban villages and other growth areas. He was previously a partner at Community Design + Architecture and a principal at Calthorpe Associates. He holds masters' degrees in architecture and city planning from U.C. Berkeley, where he also teaches urban planning. 
Current term: Second term expires 11/2022

Contact
trood@piedmont.ca.gov
(510) 239-7663

Councilmember Betsy Smegal Andersen

Betsy Smegal AndersenCouncilmember Betsy Smegal Andersen was appointed to the City Council in October 2017. Councilmember Andersen grew up in Piedmont and has a long history of community involvement, including service on the Public Safety Committee and the Recreation Commission. She is a proud graduate of Piedmont High School, Duke University and the UCLA School of Law.
Current term: First term expires 11/2022

Contact
bandersen@piedmont.ca.gov
(510) 420-3048