Larry Hassett

Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District


I retired from the family hardware business in 2012, which allowed me
to dedicate more time to my duties with the Open Space.

Community Involvement:
I  am currently finishing my third full term as Director of Ward 6, MROSD. I have been elected President of the Board twice, and currently serving as Secretary. I am
seeking a fourth term so as to help implement the recently adopted Vision Plan, which won funding with the passage of Measure AA.

Service on non-profit boards; committees; commissions; professional recognitions:
- Board member, Leadership Midpenisula
- President, Peninsula Executive Association
- Board member, Museum of American Heritage
- Founding Board Member, Skyline Historical Association
- Member of Kiwanis, Palo Alto
- Board member and Past President, South Skyline Association
- Member, Jasper Ridge Citizens Advisory committee
- National Chairperson, Ace Hardware Environmental Programs
- Member and past president, Palo Alto Bayshore Rotary
- Member, Blue Ribbon task force on Emergency Preparedness for City of Palo Alto
- Member, South Skyline Volunteer Fire Department
- Project Director and volunteer, San Mateo County "Christmas in April/Rebuilding
- Board member, Achieve, School for autistic children
- Recognitions: Tall Tree Award-Palo Alto
                          Green Business Award, first retailer to qualify in Santa Clara County


BA degree Environmental Studies, San Jose State University; 1973

AA degree College of San Mateo; 1970

Carlmont High School, Belmont, CA; 1967

Larry Hassett Biography

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