Sanitary District Board elections
Feb 13, 2020 7:30 PM
Glenda Savage
Sanitary District Board elections

Glenda has been a local resident of East Palo Alto, CA for over 30 years, where she raised her three daughters.  In 1984 she founded the Children’s Preservation Network, Inc. where she served as President until 2011. Through her efforts, affordable, quality childcare services have been provided for children ages 0-13 years in East Palo Alto and surrounding areas.  Since her retirement from CPN, Glenda’s concern for quality childcare, have guided her to PITC and the California Department of Educations’ Certification Program, as a Child Development Training Specialist.

Glenda Savage is a graduate of the University of California at Davis where she majored in African American Studies with a minor in Child Development.  She is a Cisco Certified Academy Instructor, and has taught Computer Networking at Mission Community College and holds a degree as a Computer Support Technician. In 2011 Glenda completed her Master Certifications in Solar Thermal Energy, Solar Photovoltaic and Renewable Energy.  She has earned a covet Certification of Completion, from San Francisco’s Queer Women Of Color Media Access Project film production workshops, she has been involved in documentary filmmaking and editing for a number of years.

Glenda served as a member of the East Palo Alto Sanitary District from 1990-1994 and again from 2006 to present day. As a publicly elected member of the Board, Glenda works to maintain a solvent organization, which provides employment, training and opportunities for her local community Glenda’s board successes include: Financial Stability, Sustainability, Sewer Repairs and Facility Improvement Projects.

Glenda’s greatest strengths have been her ability to understand, that she does not walk alone in the Universe, our Universal Creator guides her path. Her ability to listen, lead her halfway around the world from June 2012 to March 2013, to South Africa, where she was guided to share love and light, to a people still coming out of Apartheid.  

While there she was given the opportunity, to share her computer skills, teach video production and document the work of a number of Human Rights organizations. Glenda spent her last week in SA, with the Women of Marikana, where the 2012 gold miners strike took place, teaching the women, how to document their stories.

During her down time Glenda spends time with her grandchildren, serves on local community boards, making documentaries and volunteering with Ravenswood School District distributing food  to low-income families in her community.  In 2008 she contributed to the video archives for the Democratic National Convention and completed a documentary on the California Occupy Movement.  She is a world traveller, and intends on spending some of her down time, seeing the other half of the world.


Glenda’s Recognitions and Awards Include
Congressional Recognition from Congresswoman Anna Eshoo
1996 California Wellness Peace Prize Award
1995 Positive Image Award from San Mateo County