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Community Input Sessions will be held at 6:30 pm on the following dates:

  • December 5, 2017 at Abbott Middle School - 600 36th Avenue, San Mateo
  • December 13, 2017 at Bowditch Middle School - 1450 Tarpon Street, Foster City
  • December 14, 2017 at Borel Middle School - 425 Barneson Avenue, San Mateo
  • December 18, 2017 at Bayside Academy - 2025 Kehoe Avenue, San Mateo


Application for Appointment

Dr. Joan Rosas is seeking nominees to serve on a Fiscal Advisory Committee (FAC).  The charge of the FAC is to understand the District’s budget deficit and provide input to the Superintendent regarding reductions and a potential revenue enhancement via a parcel tax.  Carolyn Chow, Chief Business Official, will serve as the committee’s chair.  A robust FAC with representative membership from the SMFCSD Community is desired.  The following are examples of the membership requested:

  • Representatives of bargaining units and associations (SMETA/CSEA/SMEAA)Certificated and/or classified staff
  • Parents/guardians serving on Parent Teacher Association (PTA), School Site Council (SSC), English Language Advisory Council (ELAC) at the school site level
  • Parents/guardians with children attending SMFCSD schools
  • San Mateo-Foster City Education Foundation Board Members
  • City Council Members from Foster City and San Mateo
  • Service Organization Leaders / Other School Related Organizations
  • Community Partners (Representatives of the business community cannot have a financial relationship with the District)
  • San Mateo and/or Foster City Community Members

It is expected that the FAC will meet 3 times:  November 14 & 21, 2017 and January 16, 2018 at 5:00 pm at the SMFCSD District Office.  FAC members may also choose to attend additional Community Meetings scheduled for December 5, 13, 14 and 18, 2017 at 6:30 pm (locations to be determined).

To be considered for appointment to this Committee, please complete an application by October 30, 2017.  The Superintendent will consider and approve FAC members by November 3, 2017.  Thank you for your interest in this initiative.

  • Please complete an application online at -
  • Or complete a paper application and return by email to -
  • Or complete a paper application and mail your application to:
    C/O Fiscal Advisory Committee
    1170 Chess Drive
    Foster City, CA 94404