Don Geddis

School Board
Governing Board Member

Hillsborough City School District

2018 HCSD positions

Vice President, HCSD School Board

Recreation Commission (Vice Chair)
Negotiations committee
Associated Parents Group (APG) liaison

Election day is Tuesday, November 6, 2018.

After serving as a Hillsborough School Board member (including as President in 2016) for the last five years, I am running for re-election to the school board in 2018 for a new four-year term of office.

Update: As of the close of the filing deadline on August 15, 2018, there are three candidates running for the three HCSD board seats. Thus the three Board members each elected to a four-year term are Gilbert Wai, An Chen, and Don Geddis.

The last day to register to vote for November's Statewide General Election is Monday, October 22, 2018. You can register to vote online.


Hillsborough School Board
Jackie Speier
Jackie Speier and Don Geddis
Jerry Hill
Dave Pine
Greg Land
Marc Friedman
Peter Hanley
Lynne Esselstein
Greg Dannis
Margi Power
Gilbert Wai
Marie Chuang
Larry May
Jay Benton
Shawn Christianson
Al Royse
Kitty Mullooly
Christine Krolik
Lilli Rey
Harini Krishnan

Elected Officials

  • Jackie Speier *, US House of Representatives
  • Jerry Hill *, California State Senate
  • Dave Pine *, San Mateo County Board of Supervisors
  • Greg Land *, San Mateo Union High School District
  • Marc Friedman *, San Mateo Union High School District
  • Peter Hanley *, San Mateo Union High School District

Hillsborough School Board

  • Lynne Esselstein *, President
  • Greg Dannis *
  • Margi Power *
  • Gilbert Wai *

Hillsborough Town Council

  • Marie Chuang *, Mayor
  • Larry May *, (& former Mayor)
  • Jay Benton *, (& former Mayor)
  • Shawn Christianson *
  • Al Royse *
  • Kitty Mullooly, former Mayor
  • Christine Krolik, former Mayor

Hillsborough Community leaders

  • Lilli Rey
  • Harini Krishnan

* Indicates current. Titles are for identification only; all endorsements are personal.

Candidate Statement

200 word paragraph to be printed in the sample ballot mailed to each registered voter.

Name: Don Geddis Age: 51
Occupation: Incumbent

Education and Qualifications:
I have served as a Trustee on the Hillsborough School Board for the past five years, including as Board President in 2016.

I have a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Stanford University, and co-founded a successful internet startup company. My wife and I have lived in Hillsborough for 18 years. Our daughters graduated from the district's preschool, elementary, and middle schools.

With the support of the community and local officials, I am running for re-election to the school board, and I would appreciate your vote. or