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Cristina Garcia's Biography

Office:

Contact Information

State Capitol
Post Office Box 942849
Sacramento, CA 94249-0058

8255 Firestone Boulevard, Suite 203
Downey, CA 90241

Full Name:

Cristina Garcia

Gender:

Female

Birth Date:

08/22/1977

Birth Place:

Bell Gardens, CA

Home City:

Bell Gardens, CA

Master's, Claremont Graduate University

Master's, University of California, Los Angeles

PhD, University of Southern California

BA, Math/Politics, Pomona College, 1999

Assembly Member, California State Assembly, District 58, 2012-present

Former Assistant Majority Floor Leader, California State Assembly

Candidate, United States House of Representatives, California, District 42, 2022

Candidate, California State Assembly, District 58, 2020

Former Chair, Accountability and Administrative Review Committee, California State Assembly

Former Member, Governmental Organization Committee, California State Assembly

Former Member, Human Services Committee, California State Assembly

Former Chair, Joint Committee on Rules, California State Assembly

Former Chair, Joint Legislative Committee on Climate Change Policies, California State Assembly

Former Member, Judiciary Committee, California State Assembly

Former Chair, Natural Resources Committee, California State Assembly

Former Member, Public Employees, Retirement and Social Security Committee, California State General Assembly

Former Member, Renewable Energy Development and Restoration of the Salton Sea Committee, California State Assembly

Former Member, Select Committee on California-Mexico Bi-National Affairs, California State Assembly

Former Member, Select Committee on California's Clean Energy Economy, California State Assembly

Former Member, Select Committee on Domestic Violence, California State Assembly

Former Member, Select Committee on Uplifting Girls and Women of Color in California, California State Assembly

Former Member, Subcommittee 3 on Resources and Transportation, California State Assembly

Former Member, Utilities and Commerce Committee, California State Assembly

Former Member, Waste Reduction and Recycling in the 21st Century California Committee, California State Assembly

Former Member, Water, Parks and Wildlife Committee, California State General Assembly

Former Member, Women in the Workplace Committee, California State Assembly

Former Member, Workforce and Vocational Development Committee, California State Assembly

Former Teacher, Huntington Park High School

Former Teacher, Jaime Escalante Program, East Los Angeles Community College

Former Professor, Mathematics, Los Angeles City Community College

Former Professor, Statistics, University of Southern California

Founder, Young Legislator's Program, 2013-present

Member, Commission on the Status of Women and Girls, present

Co-Founder, Bell Association to Stop the Abuse

Founder, Fellows in Government

Awards:

California Forward Thinkers Award
Distinguished Woman of the Year Award, California State Assembly
Spirit of Latina Award, Latino Journal & CAFÉ de California

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