Measure Q Expenditure Oversight Committee


The Measure Q Expenditure Oversight Committee is an independent advisory committee of citizens created to review the expenditures authorized by Santa Clara County Open Space Authority Parcel Tax, Measure Q.

The MQECO consists of seven members. The seven members are at-large and appointed by the Board as required by the Expenditure Plan. Members are required to be residents within the Authority's jurisdiction.

The Committee’s roles and responsibilities, as defined by the Expenditure Plan, are to:

The Committee does not oversee any other Authority financial information nor do they set policy or provide input or direction on projects, budgets, work plans or financial matters pertaining to other Authority funds. All actions, including decisions about selecting projects for funding, are made by the Board in public meetings in compliance with the Brown Act.


The Expenditure Oversight Committee meets at least once but not more than four times per year; their meeting dates and times determined dependent on their need.

Open Space Authority Board Room
33 Las Colinas Lane
San Jose, CA 95119

Map to office

Download Meeting Dates for 2018


The Measure Q Expenditure Oversight Committee currently has one vacancy. More information will be available soon.


Committee Members

Frank Cancilla

Hugh Graham

Chris Kangas (Vice-chairperson)

Jeff Micko

Marilyn Rodgers

Susan Skorey (Chairperson)

Past Meetings