Measure Q Expenditure Oversight Committee


The Measure Q Expenditure Oversight Committee (MQEOC) 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 MQEOC 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

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Download Meeting Dates for 2019

For information on upcoming meetings or to search for past meetings, visit our interactive portal.



The Open Space Authority has a vacancy and is seeking persons interested in serving on its MQEOC.

MQEOC Application

MQEOC Vacancy Announcement Flyer

People interested in being considered for the MQEOC should submit a completed application, include a cover letter describing your qualifications for the position of interest and why you are interested in serving on the MQEOC, and any additional information about your experience to the Authority's Office at 33 Las Colinas Lane, San Jose, CA 95119. More information can be obtained by contacting the Authority via email or by calling 408-224-7476.

To be eligible for consideration, prospective committee members shall be a resident within the Authority’s jurisdiction who are neither elected officials of any government, nor employees from any agency or organization that directly benefits financially from the proceeds of the parcel tax.  Members cannot be members of the Authority Board of Directors, the Authority’s Citizens’ Advisory Committee, or be a member of paid staff (regular, temporary, or seasonal).


Committee Members

Frank Cancilla

Hugh Graham


Jeff Micko (Vice-Chairperson)

Marilyn Rodgers

Susan Skorey (Chairperson)

Michael Smith