About Nancy Shepherd

Nancy ShepherdNancy Shepherd
1556 Madrono Avenue
Palo Alto, CA 94306
(650) 326-6452
nancy.shepherd@cityofpaloalto.org

Personal

  • Born 1954 in San Francisco, CA and raised in California
  • Resident of Palo Alto since 1984
  • Husband, Mark R. Shepherd, Esq.  

Education

  • San Francisco State University
  • Graduate, Mid-Peninsula Leadership
  • MA International Relations SFSU

Council Service

  • Elected to City Council in 2010, Vice-Mayor 2013 
  • Finance Committee, Chair 2012, Member 2013
  • City Council Rail Committee, Member 2010-2012, Chair 2013 
  • Member, VTA El Camino Rapid Transit Policy Advisory Committee, 2011-2012 
  • Member, Policy and Services Committee, 2010 
  • Member, City/School Liaison Committee, 2010-2011
  • Member, Cubberley Policy Advisory Committee, 2013
  • Member, Ad Hoc Committee for Potential Infrastructure Bond Measure, 2013
  • Liaison, Palo Alto Community Child Care, 2013

Community Service

  • 2012-2013, Santa Clara County At-Large Representative, Executive Committe for the Peninsula Division of the League of California Cities
  • 2008 - 2011, Trustee,  Mid-Peninsula High School
  • 2006 - 2010, Financial Manager, Community Legal Services in East Palo Alto
  • 2004 - 2009, Treasurer,  Palo Altans for Government Effectiveness (PAGE)
  • 2003 - 3005, Event Planner, Adolescent Counseling Services
  • 2000 - 2002, President, Palo Alto Council of PTAs
  • 1999 - 2002, Board Member, Palo Alto Foundation for Education
  • 1995 - 2002, Organizer, PAUSD district-wide fundraising

Awards 

  • 2009 & 2010, The Wiley W. Manuel Award for Pro Bono Legal Services, The State Bar of California
  • 2007, Sally Siegel Award, Palo Alto Council of PTAs
  • 2006, Volunteer of the Year Award, Adolescent Counseling Service
  • 2002, California State PTA Honorary Service Award, Palo Alto Council of PTAs

Last Updated: Jan 25, 2013