Teresa Avelar is the newest member serving on the Personnel Board for the City of South San Francisco since 2016. Having previously served on the BPAC board from 2010 – 2014, completed Citizen’s Academy and the CERT program, Teresa offers an excellent background to the Personnel Board.
Teresa graduated from Notre Dame de Namur University in 2002 obtaining a degree in Business Administration with a focus in Finance. Additionally, she is the Administration & Finance Manager for Commute.org, a joint powers agency that works in transportation demand management in San Mateo County, for the past 18 years.
Teresa has strong ties to the community. Teresa is married and has two children. Also, she has been a resident of South San Francisco for over 16 years, graduated from El Camino High School and is related to a South San Francisco retiree, Blanca Avelar.