DavidMineta

Years of Service: 
May, 2018 to April, 2019
David K. Mineta
Board Member
David K. Mineta is President and CEO of Momentum for Mental Health, the largest private nonprofit dedicated to providing comprehensive adult mental health services in Santa Clara County. He was appointed to the position in August 2015. Previously, Mr. Mineta had served as a Presidential appointee in the position of Deputy Director of Demand Reduction for the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP). His focus on drug prevention, treatment and recovery support services is recognized nationally. David K. Mineta’s career in behavioral health began in Santa Clara County over 25 years ago. In 1996, Mr. Mineta worked with Asian American Recovery Services (AARS) throughout the Bay Area. Mineta also served twice as board president for the Jefferson Union High School District Board of Trustees. He served as a member of the American Public Health Association and Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America before being unanimously confirmed by the United States Senate on June 22, 2010, as Deputy Director of Demand Reduction for the White House Drug Policy Office.Mineta received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of California, Berkeley and a Master of Social Work from San Jose State University.