Ned Fluet was the Mayor of Woodside for the 2020 term and is now Councilmember representing District 7, attorney, former Special Assistant United States Attorney and Deputy Attorney General, husband, and parent of a preschooler and kindergartener.
Ned was first elected to the Woodside Town Council in 2018. During this brief time, Ned has supported safe routes to schools, made the Town's building and planning process more efficient and resident-friendly, expanded the Town's fire prevention services, supported local businesses, improved the Town's trail system, and led the Town through the recent COVID-19 pandemic.
If re-elected, Ned will continue to make safety a top priority during these challenging times. He will continue to protect Woodside's rural character while improving the building and planning process. Ned will continue his advocacy for children, vulnerable populations, and all Woodside families.
In addition to his work as mayor, Ned is a Board Member on the City/County Association of Governments of San Mateo County, the Town's liaison on the Council of Cities - City Selection Committee, the Association of Bay Area Governments, and the Arts & Culture Committee. Ned also previously served as the chair of the Woodside Environment: Open Space, Conservation & Sustainability Committee. Currently, Ned serves on the San Mateo County Recovery Initiative helping the County bounce back from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Ned attended UCLA and received his law degree from Loyola University Chicago. Prior to law school, Ned served for two years as a volunteer English teacher in Zanzibar, Tanzania.