Fred Simon

Fred SimonFred Simon, Council Member District 4

Email Fred Simon
Phone: 510-577-3357
Voicemail: 510-577-0604
835 E 14th Street
San Leandro, CA 94577
Term Expires: December 2024City Council District Map


Born and raised in the Bay Area, Fred is a proud resident and homeowner in San Leandro since 1996 where he and his wife enjoy their family life with two growing sons.  Fred is a Boy Scout leader in San Leandro and also enjoys walking, hiking and biking throughout San Leandro with his family, including their rescue chihuahua - dachshund (chiweenie) Max.

Key Priorities

Investing in community equity and quality of life, bringing in new housing and businesses, fighting climate change, police reform, eliminating homelessness, increasing safety and beautifying San Leandro.


Fred is a Registered Professional Civil Engineer in the state of California, with over 25 years engineering experience in the Bay Area, having worked at the Contra Costa Water District and the East Bay Municipal Utility District. 


Fred earned his Master of Science Degree in Civil Engineering from Stanford University (1996) and Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering from the University of California at Davis (1994).

 Fred graduated from St. Mary’s College High School in Berkeley (1989) and St. Augustine Elementary School in Oakland (1985).

Community Service

Oro Loma Sanitary District -  Board of Director/Vice President (2018 - present) 

Senior Commissioner, City of San Leandro (2018-2020)

Cub Scout Pack 556 Leader (2011 - 2018) 

Boy Scout Troop 556 Leader (2018 - present) 

San Leandro Environmental Justice Community Activist (1996-Present)  

In-Person Community Chat

First Saturday of the month, 9 a.m. at Porky’s Pizza parking lot, 1221 Manor Blvd, San Leandro (masks and social distancing).

Intergovernmental Agencies  

  • Alameda County Fire Department, Alameda County Fire Advisory Commission
  • Alameda County Transportation Commission, Board of Directors (Alternate)
  • Alameda County Waste Management Authority, Board of Directors   
  • East Bay Community Energy (EBCE) (Alternate)