Rose Herrera
District 7
Born: July 31, 1953

A U.S. Air Force veteran, Rose Herrera is a San Jose City Councilmember for District 8. She was elected to the council in November 2008. Before joining the council, Herrera founded the Norwood Creek Elementary School PTA and was involved in The Delinquency Prevention Commission and The California Association of Human Rights Organizations. She also worked to prevent gang violence with the County Human Relations Commission.

After graduating from Overfelt High School, Herrera obtained her Bachelors and Masters Degrees from Santa Clara University. 

In 2007 Herrera founded Involved Evergreen, a farmers’ market organization in Evergreen Village Square. She also formed the first Evergreen Village Square Business Owners Association.

She is married with one child and one grandchild.