Women’s Hall of Fame

Roberta Cerri Teglia

The testimony of one sixty-year –old man, at a city council meeting, describes ROBERTA CERRI TEGLIA quite well: “I’ve never believed in women’s abilities until I saw her tonight.” As Councilwoman and Mayor, she has worked for better local government by selfless devotion of many hours of hard work and energy to the Citizens of South San Francisco and San Mateo County. She was the first woman Planning Commissioner, Councilwoman and Mayor of her city. Roberta Cerri Teglia has worked for deeper understanding and respect among people. She was instrumental in establishing a relationship among her city, Hispanic residents, and a city in Mexico. Her boundless energy, enthusiasm and warmth have earned her vast admiration.
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