Elected Mayor: November 2012, November 2014, November 2016,
and November 2018
Term Expires: November 2020
Mayor Jerry Thorne is serving his fourth term as Mayor following two terms as a City Councilmember for the City of Pleasanton. Intimately involved in the Tri-Valley community, he has previously served on the city’s Parks and Recreation Commission for ten
Locally, Mayor Thorne represents Pleasanton on several significant
Mayor Thorne has a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry and Zoology from the University of Tennessee. Prior to a long and successful career in management with Hewlett Packard and Agilent Technologies, he was a Captain in the U.S. Army and the Army National Guard Officer Corps. As manager of global procurement and facilities design at HP, he worked directly with the City of San Jose to help streamline services to make the city more business-friendly.
Mayor Thorne is a founding member of the Pleasanton Sentinels of Freedom, a group that works to provide life-changing opportunities for men and women in the U.S. Armed Forces who have suffered severe injuries. Sentinels of Freedom provide