Town Of Moraga

Town Council Members

The Moraga Town Council is made up of five members of the community elected at-large. Each Council position has a term of four years. Council elections are held biannually in November of even numbered years, with the number of open seats being filled alternating between two and three. The Mayor's position is filled by one of the members of the Town Council and is annually nominated and voted to that position by the Town Council.

The Town Council Members are elected officers identified in Government Code Section 87200 and file statements of economic interests (Form 700) with the Town Clerk’s office.  Copies of the statements of economic interests filed by the above elected officers may be obtained by visiting the offices of the Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) or the Town Clerk.

The physical address of the FPPC is 428 J Street, Suite 620, Sacramento, California 95814.  The physical address of the Town Clerk’s office is 329 Rheem Boulevard, Moraga, CA 94556.  The statements of economic interests for some state and local government agency elected officers may be available in electronic format on the FPPC’s website at


Town Council Agendas and Minutes

Please visit the Town Council meetings page for complete Town Council meeting agendas and minutes.

Town Council Goals

Council members may be contacted through email or by calling (925) 888-7022.
For fax correspondence, call (925) 376-5203.

Ken Chew, MayorKen Chew, Mayor
Term of Office through: 12/2014
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Roger Wykle, CouncilmemberRoger Wykle, Vice Mayor
Term of Office through: 12/2016
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Phil Arth, CouncilmemberPhil Arth, Councilmember
Term of Office through: 12/2016
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Michael Metcalf, CouncilmemberMichael Metcalf, Councilmember
Term of Office through: 12/2016
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Dave Trotter, CouncilmemberDave Trotter, Councilmember
Term of Office through: 12/2014
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Town Council Elections

The Town Council consists of five members elected at large on a non-partisan basis. Elections are held the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November of even-numbered years (coinciding with the State General Election) and serve four-year terms, with two new members elected in one cycle and three new members elected in the other cycle.

Three Candidates to Run for Town Council

On November 4, 2014, Moraga voters will elect two Councilmembers. The nomination period closed on Friday, August 8. Three residents filed papers to run for two open Council seats: Ken Chew, Dave Trotter and Teresa Onoda. Plan on attending the Council Candidates’ Forum, hosted by MCN, on Wednesday, October 1, at 7:30 pm at the Holy Trinity Cultural Center.

Eligibility and Candidacy Information

To be eligible to run for Town Council, you must be a registered voter of Moraga at the time nomination papers are issued.

Voter Registration

You can register to vote if:

  • You are citizen of the United States, and
  • You are at least 18 years old at the time of the election, and
  • You are not in prison or parole for the conviction of a felony, and
  • You are not deemed mentally incompetent by a court.

Re-registration is required if you have moved since you last registered, changed your name, or changed your political party affiliation. For more information, contact the Contra Costa County Registrar of Voters.