On November 5, 2013, USJC Member Ed Shikada was named the next City Manager of San Jose, CA. Shikada, who had been serving as San Jose's Assistant City Manager, will take his new position on December 21. He will oversee nearly 5,700 city employees serving a population of almost one million residents. Shikada has been involved in numerous Council activities, including the Clean Technology Working Group. For more information about the announcement, see the San Jose Mercury News story here.