John Stufflebean

Special Advisor
Phone: 408-437-5400

John Stufflebean has more than 36 years of experience in local government, including 24 years as a department head, primarily in water and environmental management. John served as director of environmental services for the cities of Sunnyvale and San Jose, California, where he oversaw services including wastewater collection and treatment, water supply, watershed protection, waste management, environmental policy, and the business administration of the utilities. John supervised a staff of more than 500 employees in San Jose and an annual budget of $250 million. In Sunnyvale he supervised a staff of 115 with an annual budget of $125 million. John also served as director of environmental management for the City of Kansas City, Missouri; director of solid waste management in Maricopa County, Arizona; and solid waste manager in Pima County, Arizona. After retiring from the City of Sunnyvale in 2016, he served as a sustainability consultant to four organizations in Australia. He is a registered professional engineer and belongs to numerous professional organizations.