This is an archive of a past election.
See for current information.
Alameda County, CA November 4, 2014 Election
Smart Voter Full Biography for Diana Souza

Candidate for
Mayor; City of San Leandro

This information is provided by the candidate

Diana M. Souza - San Leandro City Councilmember, District 3

Diana has been a San Leandro, Washington Manor, resident since 1983. Diana's four children attended Washington Manor, Dayton and Arroyo High School, where she was actively involved. As a 31 year resident, Diana has 30 years of community involvement which include 5 years on the Recreation & Parks Commission and 8 years as the District 3 Councilmember. Diana is very proud of her five grandchildren that range from 1 to 8 years.

Diana works in San Leandro as a Human Resource Professional and will be available to business and residents 7 days a week when elected Mayor. During her free time Diana enjoys time with her kids & grandkids, volunteering, bike riding through San Leandro, going to a movie, ball game or enjoying a good workout.

I am honored to share with you that recently I was recognized by the Eden Area Regional Occupational Program as Business Person of the Year, for inspiring and ensuring their students have the academic tools and career technical training to become successful and positive citizens in a diverse, technological advanced and ever-changing economy.

Earlier this year, Diana was recognized by the Peralta District PTA with their 2014 Very Special Person Award. "This year, Peralta District PTA would like to recognize your exemplary efforts in helping to improve the lives of the youth of the San Leandro community with a Continuing Service Award. Your support of the schools and PTAs in San Leandro, including Dayton Elementary, Washington Manor Middle School and Arroyo High, has had an impact on the hundreds of children and their families who attend those schools, live and work in the community."

Diana's Education & Training BS, Business Administration, with an option in Human Resources MBA, Entrepreneurship Leadership San Leandro Pathwise Leadership Development Chrysler/California Latino Caucus Institute, Leadership Training San Leandro Citizen Police Academy

Diana's Community Service San Leandro Recreation and Parks Commissioner Building Futures for Women & Children School Supply Drive Washington Manor, Dayton and Arroyo PTA Washington Manor School Girl's Basketball Coach Washington Manor, Dayton and Arroyo School Site Council Washington Manor Junior League Board member Washington Manor Swim Team, President Tech Link Advisory Group, Arroyo High School Future Academy Advisory Group, Arroyo High School Decca Regional Competition Judge San Lorenzo Unified School District Measure E & O Oversight Committee, Chair Chabot College Automotive Technology Advisory Committee Eden Area Regional Occupational Programs Advisory Committee San Leandro Chamber of Commerce Executive Board Community Education Foundation, Chair East Bay Swim League, President Aquatic Task Force Blue Ribbon Committee City/Chamber Ad Hoc Local Inclusion Policy Committee Bay Area Business Roundtable Kaboom Build a Park + New Orleans, Oakland, San Leandro

Diana's Intergovernmental Agencies League of California Cities, East Bay Division, President Alameda County Waste Management Authority, Board of Directors (Alternate) Port of Oakland, Oakland Airport/Community Noise Management Forum City and San Leandro & San Lorenzo Unified School District Liaison Committee Alameda County Fire Commission

Diana's Internal City Committees

Next Page: Political Philosophy

Candidate Page || Feedback to Candidate || This Contest
November 2014 Home (Ballot Lookup) || About Smart Voter

The League of Women Voters does not support or oppose any candidate or political party.
Created from information supplied by the candidate: October 8, 2014 22:49
Smart Voter   <>
Copyright © League of Women Voters of California Education Fund