On November 8, 2011, Art Kiesel was re-elected to serve another four-year term on the City Council. Art is currently Mayor.
Art is a 16 year resident of Foster City. He is a third generation San Franciscan where he was raised until being drafted into the US Army in 1965. He is married, has two sons, and has two granddaughters.
Art has been an independent management consultant for the past 27 years. His clients included some the largest businesses in the Bay Area. Prior to that, he was a Vice President for Fidelity Savings and Loan, one of the largest S&Ls in northern California, where he had responsibility for all technology and back office operations support.
Art’s civic involvement began in 2000 where he served four years on the Information Technology Advisory Committee and a one-time chair. He also served on the Traffic Review Committee for a year and most recently spending 3 ½ years on the Planning Commission and a one-time chair. He is a graduate of the Foster City Citizens Police Academy (2002), Community Emergency Response Team (2007).
Art’s community involvement began in 1999 where he worked on a variety of community projects through the Foster City Lions Club. He will become President of the Foster City Lions Club for 2007-2008. He was named to the Foster City Honors List in 2003 for community involvement and was named Lion of the Year for 2006-2007. He is a Life Member of Canine Companions for Independence and has supported San Mateo 4-H Clubs for the past 18 years.
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