Larry Moody

City of East Palo Alto
Board of Directors
Bay Area Water Supply & Conservation Agency 


Larry Moody was appointed by the City of East Palo Alto to the Board of Directors of the Bay Area Water Supply and Conservation Agency in April of 2016.  The city’s water utility is operated and managed by a private contractor, American Water Services, Inc.  The service area is a residential community with some commercial and industrial development.


Mr. Moody was elected to the City Council in 2012 and was appointed as Vice-Mayor in 2015.  He serves on the Council Ad Hoc Committees for Education, Housing, and Infrastructure, and is actively involved with the League of California Cities where he serves on the Community Services Policy Committee, and was a member of the Housing Community and Economic Development.


Mr. Moody was recently appointed by Congresswoman Speier to the Select Committee on South Bay Arrivals pertaining to aircraft noise in the region.  He is currently serving on the Peninsula League Executive Committee, and the San Mateo County Task Force on Jobs and Housing. 


Mr. Moody was born in Hartford Connecticut and studied Political Science at Trinity College.  Following a 16-year management career in the Hospitality Industry, he and his family moved to East Palo Alto in 1992, where he served as Director of Parks & Recreation for 8 years.  Mr. Moody served as Director of Social Education of the Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula, and in 2000, was selected to serve as Director of Local Ministry for Menlo Park Presbyterian Church, where he provided leadership in launching the Compassion Weekend Project which is now in its 15th year.  Mr. Moody was a member of the Ravenswood City School Board from 2006 - 2010.


Mr. Moody is Executive Director at Glad Tidings Church of God in Christ, Hayward, a Board member of the Silicon Valley Black Chamber of Commerce, and a member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity.  Mr. Moody is married with four adult sons.  He is a Veteran of the United States Air Force.