Secretary, North Fair Oaks Community Council
Beatriz Cerrillo is a long time resident of North Fair Oaks and has served on the council since 2006. She is the school librarian at Fair Oaks and Garfield Elementary School Ms. Cerrillo believes in life long learning, reflected through her BA from Santa Clara University; post graduate credits in the teacher credential program from Notre Dame University; and Library Technician Program certificate from San Francisco City College. She has been a board member of the Girls’ Middle School, a private girls’ school in Palo Alto, for 6 years and participated on the PTA and School Site Councils for the school district. She was recognized by the school board for her 30 years of service and received an award from San Mateo County for coordinating the Mother Daughter Program at Fair Oaks School. The program, with the assistance of a federal grant, provided guidance and activities for 5th grade Latina girls and their mothers on how to attend college. She currently participates on the zoning work group. As a member of the Council, her goal is to affect positive change by encouraging residents to get involved in current projects and serve as a liaison for residents to ensure they have a voice in their local government. Ms. Cerrillo looks forward to a more healthy and vibrant community.