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November 8, 2016 — California General Election
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City of AlhambraCandidate for City Council, District 4

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David Mejia

Police Sergeant
9,780 votes (55.53%)Winning
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Public Safety
  • Partnership with the educational community to mentor children for both academic and technical careers
  • Smart economic growth

Experience

Biography

One of the biggest reasons that families move to the City of Alhambra is because of the quality of life the residents receive.  As resident of Alhambra for 12 years, I have invested in our community by serving in city commissions and boards, volunteered as a coach and referee in youth sports programs, and have been a mentor to children in the Alhambra Unified School District by being a parent volunteer at my son’s school.   

I am more than qualified to lead Alhambra because of my leadership experience, strong people skills, and drive to make Alhambra even better.

Background

 

·            Married for over 14 years to my wife, Carmen raised and educated in Alhambra and currently working as an instructional Specialist for the Alhambra Unified School District (AUSD).

·            Father to Andrew - 6 years old and Lizzie – 3 years old

·            Worked for the Los Angeles Police Department for over 20 years as a Police Officer, Detective, and Sergeant.

·            Hold a Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice from California State University Los Angeles.

·            Hold an Associate of Arts Degree in Administration of Justice from East Los Angeles College.

·            Graduated from Cathedral High School (Class of 1987).

 

City of Alhambra Commissions/Boards

 

·            Parks and Recreation Commissioner

·            HCDA Citizen Advisory Committee member and chairperson

 

Community Groups

 

Member of:

·            San Gabriel Valley New Generation Rotary Club

·            Alhambra Chamber of Commerce

·            Alhambra Historical Society

·            Alhambra Preservation Group

·            Volunteer parent and PTA member at Monterey Highlands Elementary School (AUSD)

·            Volunteer coach at Alhambra American Little League and San Gabriel Pony Baseball

·            Volunteer soccer coach and referee for AYSO Region 60 Alhambra/Monterey Park

Political Beliefs

Political Philosophy

The reason I chose to run for the Alhambra City Council District Seat No. 4 is because if you want to make your community great, you have to be willing to invest back into your community.  I have over 20 years of public service and I believe that if I am elected I have the passion to make our community great.    

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