2018 New SVO Board Member: John Tang


Name: John Tang

Company: San Jose Water Company

John Tang is Vice President of Regulatory Affairs and Government Relations for San Jose Water.  His career spans more than 23 years in the areas of environmental engineering and public affairs. 

John is currently responsible for leading the company’s regulatory affairs, corporate communications, and government relations programs. 

Previously employed by FMC Corporation, hemanaged the remediation of a diverse portfolio of contaminated industrial facilities, including State and Federal Superfund sites, in the United States and Canada.

Johnholds BS and MS degrees in Civil Engineering from San Jose State University and an MBA from Columbia University.  He is a licensed Professional Engineer in California.

Active in the community, John is a member of the San Jose Rotary Club, serves on the Board of the Silicon Valley Monterey Bay Council of the Boy Scouts of America, andis a Trustee for the Silicon Valley Organization’s Political Action Committee.  He is also an Adjunct Professor in the College of Engineering at San Jose State University. 

John and his wife Sachiereside in Cupertino with their two boys, Ryan, 12, and Eric, 10.  In their spare time, they volunteer with the Cub Scouts, PTA, and other school activities.

"SJWC has been a member of the Chamber, now The SVO, for nearly a century.  It is one of the very few organizations that serves the interest of the business community.  Membership in The SVO brings credibility, increases our visibility, and strengthens our ability to create a stronger business environment for the region."