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City of CotatiCandidate for City Council

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Eris Weaver

1,289 votes (16.3%)
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • bring my skills as a mediator & facilitator to help create an atmosphere where diverse points of view are not just tolerated but welcomed – to reach across divides.
  • Get our empty storefronts filled by making it easier to do business in Cotati!
  • Foster an integration of social, economic, and environmental sustainability.



Profession:Facilitator, Mediator, Consultant, Property Manager
Graphic Facilitator & Group Process Consultant, self-employed (2005–current)
Property Manager, Cotati Gateway LLC (2014–current)
Vice Chair, Cotati Design Review Committee — Appointed position (2014–current)
Associate Professor, Sonoma State University (2012–2015)
Medical Librarian & Community Health Educator, Petaluma Health Care District (1999–2005)
Library Manager, Marin Institute for the Prevention of Alcohol & Other Drug Problems (1994–1999)


UC Berkeley MPH, Masters in Public Health (2003)
UC Berkeley MLIS, Masters in Library Science (1993)
Sonoma State University BA, Environmental Studies major, minor in Biology (1983)

Community Activities

Volunteer, Sonoma County Search & Rescue (2015–current)
Board member, Cotati Chamber of Commerce (2014–2015)

Who supports this candidate?

Organizations (3)

  • Sonoma County Alliance PAC
  • North Bay Labor Council
  • Coalition for a Better Sonoma County

Individuals (3)

  • Ben Ford, Cotati Planning Commissioner
  • Richard Senghas, Sonoma State University professor
  • Laurie-Ann Barbour, Fellow, Leadership Institute for Ecology & the Economy

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