Laura Hoffmeister

Laura Hoffmeister


Term expires: November 2026

District 1


Laura Hoffmeister, a lifelong Concord resident, was first elected to the City Council in 1997 and reelected in:

  • 2002
  • 2006
  • 2010
  • 2014
  • 2018
  • 2022

She also served as:

  • Chair of the Concord Redevelopment Agency in 1999, 2003, and 2008
  • Mayor in 2001, 2005, 2009, 2011, 2016 to 2017, and 2023
  • Vice Mayor in 2000, 2004, 2015, and 2022

Veteran Services

Hoffmeister is active in her support of the various veterans and support organizations including Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 1525-Clayton Valley; Blue Star Moms and Diablo Valley Veterans. She is a past recipient of Contra Costa Women's Hall of Fame Community Leadership Award.

Boards & Commissions

Prior to election, Hoffmeister served as Chair of the Redevelopment Advisory Committee (RAC), Vice Chair of the Design Review Board, and was an active member of the Economic Development Task Force, Main Street Committee, County Connection Citizen Advisory Committee and the Greater Concord Chamber of Commerce.

She formerly served on the boards of the Concord Historical Society, American Association of University Women, and is a graduate of Greater Concord Chamber of Commerce's "Leadership Concord" Academy.


She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in City and Environmental Planning from the University of California, Davis.

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