Board President, Director Gregg Fishman, Ward 3
Gregg Fishman was first elected in 2014 and began serving on the SMUD Board of Directors in January, 2015. He represents Ward 3, covering East Sacramento, much of the Arden-Arcade area, and the Campus Commons, College Glen and Rosemont neighborhoods as well as parts of the Florin and Vineyard Park areas. He’s currently serving as the Board President.
In his varied career, Fishman has been a news reporter and anchor at KFBK and KGO Radio, a public information officer at SMUD and the California Independent System Operator (California ISO), and he currently serves as the communications coordinator for the California State Association of Counties.
Fishman is also active in the community, having served on the board of his neighborhood homeowners association, the Arden Park Recreation and Park District Board, and he is an active volunteer with the Sacramento Tree Foundation. He led a tree-planting program aimed at replacing the old Modesto Ash trees in his neighborhood, resulting in the planting of more than 1,800 new trees since 2001.
He received an award from the MLK 365 organization for helping to make it easier to remove racially restrictive clauses from local property records, and he is a 20-gallon blood donor with the Sacramento Blood Source. He is also a frequent volunteer master of ceremonies for Project Ride in Elk Grove.
Fishman is a graduate of CSU Sacramento with a bachelor's degree in journalism. He and his wife live in Arden Park and are the parents of two daughters.
Zip codes in Ward 3:
95608, 95624, 95626, 95660, 95811, 95814, 95815, 95816, 95817, 95819, 95820, 95821, 95822, 95823, 95824, 95825, 95826, 95827, 95828, 95829, 95830, 95833, 95841, 95864