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Bill Clarkson

Bill Clarkson
Term Expires: 2020

2966 Ascot Drive
Cell Phone: (925) 200-5380


  • Mayor Bill Clarkson is serving his third term as Mayor for the City of San Ramon. Bill is a 38-year resident of the City

  • Bill Clarkson was raised in Oakland CA and received a Masters in Business administration at San Jose State University. He served in the US Air Force and was honorably discharged in 1976.

  • He is married to Nancy and has a married daughter and two grandsons

  • Bill is a small business owner, and began his business in San Ramon 38 years ago. He was awarded the “Business Person of the Year” by the San Ramon Chamber of Commerce in 1997 and by the Contra Costa Business Council in 2002.

  • Bill also has a long history of service with the San Ramon Chamber of Commerce, serving on its board of Directors for 11 years, including one as its Chairman of the Board in 2008.

  • Bill is also a long-term San Ramon Rotarian. In 2010 he helped to found the Dougherty Valley/San Ramon Rotary Club, and served as their Charter President.

  • Bill has served in a number of positions with the City of San Ramon. He was a member of the Housing Advisory Committee, serving as its Chair in 1994. In 1998 he was a member of the City Charter Commission, and was a Parks and Community Services Commissioner from 2009 to 2011.

  • Bill was elected to the San Ramon Valley Unified School District Board in 1998 and served for three terms, including three times as the Board President.

To view Mayor Clarkson's 2019 City Council Liaison Appointments click here.