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November 6, 2018 — California General Election

Town of Los Altos HillsCandidate for City Council

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George K. Tyson

Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Consultant
2,013 votes (30.68%)Winning
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Preserve our semi-rural environment while spending our limited funds wisely
  • Improve communications within the Town, increase voluntarism, and collaborate with neighboring cities
  • Focus on safety and emergency preparedness, building on my experience with the Los Altos Hils Fire District



Profession:Pharmaceutical Consultant/University Lecturer
Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Consultant, Self (2010–current)
Lecturer, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of California, Berkeley (2016–current)
Commissioner, Los Altos Hills County Fire District — Appointed position (2015–current)
Head of Operations and Enginering, Novartis (2011–2013)
Vice President, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Relypsa (2007–2010)
Vice President, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Ilypsa (2006–2007)
Board Member, Cupertino Union School District — Elected position (2003–2007)


San Jose State University MBA, Finance (1999)
UC Berkeley MS, Chemical Engineering (1979)
UC Berkeley BS, Chemical Engineering (1978)

Community Activities

Board member, President, Treasurer, Investment Advisor, Gleaner, West Valley Community Services (2008–current)
President, Vice President, Member, Santa Clara Chapter of California Rare Fruit Growers (2010–current)
Project Champion, Hammerhead, Book Club Chair, Speech Contest Chair, Rotary Club of Cupertino (2001–current)

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Featured Endorsements

  • Sierra Club
  • Silicon Valley Association of Realtors
  • Joe Simitian, Board of Supervisors area 5

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