Dave Pine was first elected to the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors to represent District 1 in a special election in May 2011. He is currently Board President and also served in that position in 2014.
As chair of the SF Bay Restoration Authority, chair of the San Mateo Countywide Water Coordination Committee, and a member of the SF Bay Conservation and Development Commission and the San Franciscquito Creek Joint Powers Authority, Pine works extensively on the intersecting issues of flood control, sea level rise and tidal land restoration. He played an instrumental role in the passage of Measure AA, the nine county Bay Area parcel tax to fund shoreline projects that will protect and restore the Bay.
Supervisor Pine also is the founding chair of the Peninsula Clean Energy Authority which provides San Mateo County residents and businesses with cleaner energy at competitive rates. In addition, he is active in transportation issues and serves on the Caltrain Joint Powers Board and the San Mateo County Transit District Board.
Supervisor Pine previously was a school board member for the Burlingame School District from 2003 to 2007 and the San Mateo Union High School District from 2007 to 2011. He is also a past president of the San Mateo County School Boards Association.
Before focusing his career on public service, Pine worked as an attorney representing start-up and high-growth technology companies. After working in private practice with Fenwick & West, he served as Vice President and General Counsel for Radius, Excite@Home, and Handspring.
Originally from New Hampshire, Pine is a graduate of Dartmouth College, where he was awarded a Harry S. Truman scholarship, and the University of Michigan Law School. He resides in Burlingame with his wife Jane and their two sons.
Current Term Expires January 2021