Darcy Paul selected as new Mayor of Cupertino

New Mayor of Cupertino and Vice Mayor take officeMayor Darcy Paul, former Mayor Savita Vaidhyanathan and Vice-Mayor Rod Sinks at yesterday's Oath of Office Ceremony.

As a result of last night’s City Council Meeting, Darcy Paul is now serving as Mayor of Cupertino. Rod Sinks was selected to be Vice Mayor.

Cupertino has a five-member City Council that chooses two members to serve as Mayor and Vice Mayor each year. 

Mayor Paul was elected to the City Council in 2014 and will end his first term as a Council member in 2018. Vice Mayor Sinks was elected to the City Council in 2011, and served as Mayor in 2015. He was elected to the City Council again in 2016, and will end his second term in 2020.

Paul, an attorney, has served as President of the Cupertino Chamber of Commerce, Chair member of the Cupertino Parks & Recreation Commission and as a Board Member of the Cupertino Historical Society. He lives in Cupertino with his wife, Sharon, and their two daughters.

Mayor Paul took to Facebook to thank the community for attending the swearing-in and offered remarks about his new found role. “I am deeply honored and grateful that, as a community, you have allowed me to be your Mayor for this upcoming year. We are going to continue doing well this year,” said Darcy. “I see my role as keeping the discourse civil, and being open about the various factors affecting our decisions.”

For more information about last night’s meeting, click here.

Mayor Darcy Paul, with his wife and children. (Courtesy of Darcy Paul’s Facebook)