Tom Schwedhelm

City Council
Title: Council Member
Phone: 707-543-3017

Committee & Liaison Assignments

  • Ad Hoc Rent Stabilization Subcommittee
  • BPU Liaison
  • Violence Prevention Partnership Steering and Policy Committees
  • Water Advisory Committee


  • Master's Degree from Sonoma State University in Psychology focusing on Organization Development
  • Bachelor's Degree from St. Mary's College in Business Management
  • Associate Degree from Santa Rosa Junior College in Administration of Justice


  • 1983-2013 Santa Rosa Police Department
  • 1985-2002 Adjunct Faculty, Santa Rosa Junior College

Community Involvement

  • Board of Directors, Santa Rosa Junior College Foundation
  • Volunteer with United Way of the Wine Country Schools of Hope Program
  • Boys and Girls Club of Central Sonoma County
  • Tomorrow's Leaders Today
  • Leadership Santa Rosa
  • Chop's Teen Club
  • Social Advocates for Youth
  • Catholic Charities


  • Married to Jackie since 1987
  • 2 Children: Nicole, born in 1989 and Troy, born in 1991
  • Santa Rosa resident since 1981

General Interests

  • Bike riding
  • Abalone diving
  • Golfing
  • Traveling with family
  • Fly fishing

Mailing Address

City Hall
100 Santa Rosa Avenue
Room 10
Santa Rosa, CA 95404


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