The Pete Kutras Collection consists of County Executive Kutras' appointment books, county budgets, county annual reports,
documentation on the Croy Fire, a history of the County Fairgrounds revitalization project, documentation on the county's
Hurricane Katrina relief effort, Iraqi War Veterans pamphlets and a 9/11 remembrance button.
Pete Kutras served as the County Executive of Santa Clara County from 2003 to 2008. He received a degree in political science
from San Jose State University and served in the U.S. Army from 1967 to 1971. Kutras started working for Santa Clara County
in 1974. Over his 35 years of service to the county he worked as assistant county executive, director of labor relations,
directory of personnel, director of employee services agency, deputy county executive, member of the Campbell Union High School
District Board of Trustees, commissioner on the Moreland School District Personnel Commission, president of the California
Public Employers Labor Relations Association, and member of the Personal Commission for the City of Morgan Hill. While serving
as county executive Kutras concentrated on disaster preparedness and reducing county spending.
The Archives can claim physical ownership only for some collections. Users are responsible for securing permission of the
copyright holder for publication or quotation.
Collection is open for research.