Jason Baker is the Vice-President Transportation, Housing & Community Development for the Silicon Valley Leadership Group. In this role, he works with both public and private leaders throughout the region in order to shape decision-making related to transportation infrastructure, housing and related funding initiatives.
Prior to joining the Leadership Group, Jason served as Mayor of Campbell and on its City Council for eight years. As an elected official with a regional focus, Jason served on a dozen regional boards and commissions, including serving on the Boards of the Valley Transportation Authority, the Metropolitan Transportation Commission, The Santa Clara County Housing Task Force, and as board member and President of the Cities Association of Santa Clara County. In 2016-2017, Jason served as District Director for State Assemblymember Hon. Evan Low.
Jason earned a BA in Political Science from UC Davis, and a JD Cum Laude from Santa Clara University School of Law.
Jason, his wife Mairead and their two young children live in Campbell.