As Supervisor Burgis’s Chief of Staff, Teresa is responsible for administrative and management operations for the office and advises on special projects and policy issues. Teresa is a 27-year resident of Contra Costa County and experienced community leader. She has demonstrated a commitment to enhancing the quality of life in her community, the region, and the state.?
Teresa is in her second term on the Lafayette City Council (serving as Mayor in 2022), and with 18 years of service on the Lafayette School Board, a Bachelor of Science in Public Administration, and an MBA, she brings the background and experience in governance, communications, advocacy, and community building essential to work with Supervisor Burgis to get things done.?
Previously, Teresa served as District Director to State Senator Steve Glazer, and a political strategist, working with schools, public agencies, and candidates to share their stories with voters. She has a lifelong passion for and commitment to public service.