Board President

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Christian Garcia



  • Dual bachelor’s degrees in International Studies, and Political Science, from UC Irvine
  • Master’s degree in Public Policy from the University of Southern California

Elected Office

  • President of Pepperwood HOA (2019, 2020)
  • Palomar College Governing Board Trustee (2020)

Professional Career

  • High School Math and Social Studies Teacher
  • Former Supply Chain Analyst

Professional Organizations/Associations

  • Pan-American Latino Association (LAPA)
  • Returned Peace Corps Volunteers (RPCVs)

Personal Information
Christian was born and raised in San Diego County. After graduating high school, Christian attended UC Irvine where he received his bachelor’s degrees. Christian then served in the United States Peace Corps for two years, teaching English in Cambodia. After returning to the United States, Christian received his master’s degree in Public Policy while working in supply chain for several years before returning to work in education. Christian currently works as a high school teacher in North County, and lives with his wife and dog in Escondido.