Rene was the first openly gay man elected to the Morgan Hill City Council
Rene has been deeply involved in Morgan Hill as a Planning Commissioner and as a Board member of well-known local nonprofit organizations such as Leadership Morgan Hill and the Morgan Hill Community Foundation, as well as on the Board (until August 2016) of the Mirasol of Morgan Hill HOA. As the first openly gay elected Councilmember, Rene has fought to make Morgan Hill more inclusive and diverse.
Importance of Candidacy:
- Rene was the first openly gay man elected to the Morgan Hill City Council.
- He will continue to be a voice for the LGBTQ community in Morgan Hill.