Former Mayor of Foster City & Business Executive
Candidate for Assembly District 22 (view district map)
Art Kiesel served as Mayor of Foster City and termed out as a member of the Foster City Council in December of 2015. Here is a link to his most recent article written while still a member of the Council.
Art has been an independent management consultant for the past 27 years. His clients included some the largest businesses in the Bay Area. Prior to that, he was a Vice President for Fidelity Savings and Loan where he had responsibility for all technology and back office operations support.
In 2000, he served four years on the Information Technology Advisory Committee and a one-time chair. He also served on the Traffic Review Committee for a year and 3 ½ years on the Planning Commission, also serving as chair. He is a graduate of the Foster City Citizens Police Academy (2002), Community Emergency Response Team (2007).
Art has worked on a variety of community projects through the Foster City Lions Club. He served as President of the Foster City Lions Club from 2007-2008. He was named to the Foster City Honors List in 2003 for community involvement and was named Lion of the Year for 2006-2007. He is a Life Member of Canine Companions for Independence and has been a longtime supporter of San Mateo 4-H Clubs.