About Chelsea

San Mateo County Board of Education, Area 4 Trustee

I am honored to have been elected to the San Mateo County Board of Education. As your Area 4 Trustee, and as a representative for the entire County of San Mateo, I promise to work to address the most pressing issues facing our kids, teachers & families. I am grateful for this opportunity to serve and for the trust of the voters in my ability to do this work.

I invite you to contact me with your concerns, questions and ideas anytime at [email protected] or 415.531.0508, and please consider signing up for my mailing list & joining me online for Community Conversations about Education!

All my best,


Chelsea is an advocate for education, housing, mental health awareness, disability rights and inclusive communities. Chelsea was a kindergarten and first grade teacher in the mid-90’s and began practicing law in 2001. In 2018, Chelsea co-founded Not Without Us, a 501(c)(4) nonprofit corporation dedicated to achieving equality for all children and adults with disabilities by and through trainings and tools to increase participation at all levels of democracy, including elected roles, to promote advocacy for shared knowledge of rights & responsibilities and equal systems of opportunity and justice. Chelsea served a term as a School Board Trustee for the San Mateo-Foster City School District, she currently sits on the San Mateo County Commission on Disabilities, and she was elected on November 3, 2020 to serve on the San Mateo County Board of Education as the Area 4 Trustee.

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