Drew Combs

Mr. Drew Combs, Mayor
City of Menlo Park
Board of Directors
Bay Area Water Supply & Conservation Agency


Mr. Drew Combs was appointed by the City of Menlo Park to the Board of Directors of the Bay Area Water Supply and Conservation Agency (BAWSCA) effective July 1, 2021. The city provides water to about 19,000 residents in two enclaves of the city, while other water purveyors serve the rest of the city’s residential, commercial and industrial customers.


Mr. Combs was selected by the City Council to serve as mayor for 2021. He is the 45th person to hold the position, which rotates annually among City Councilmembers.


In 2018, Mr. Combs was elected to the Menlo Park City Council by the residents of District 2, which includes the Willows, Suburban Park, Lorelei Manor and Flood Triangle neighborhoods. Prior to being elected, he served on the city’s Planning Commission for four years. Mr. Combs was also previously a member of the city’s Bicycle Commission. In addition to city government roles, his community service has included tutoring high school students and fundraising for a local nonprofit.


Mr. Combs’ professional experiences include a decade-long stint as a legal journalist as well as management roles in the tech industry. He is a graduate of Columbia University, where he majored in Urban Studies, and Harvard Law School.


Mr. Combs lives in the Willows neighborhood with his wife and two young children.