Councilmember Peter Weiss was elected District 4 representative in November of 2020. He was previously appointed Mayor in January 2018 after the resignation of Mayor Jim Wood. Peter earned his Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering Technology from the University of Pittsburgh in 1981. He is a registered Civil Engineer and Land Surveyor and has been involved with the City of Oceanside since 1986. Peter was the City Engineer and Public Works Director before becoming City Manager.
Peter and his wife Janet have raised four children who all attended El Camino High School. Over the years, Peter had been active in Boy Scouts and a variety of youth sports programs. Peter is still active in community sports as a coach and referee for the Tri-City Inline Hockey League. He still plays ice hockey for “The Cheese,” and has been known to frequent various drinking establishments as a performer in a rock-and-roll band.