District 1 Councilmember

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Carla Viviana González

Picture of Councilmember Carla Viviana Gonzalez, District 1
Admin Office:
(831) 758-7201
(831) 682-4622

Term of Office

  • Elected on November 2020 for a four-year term

Employment / Background

  • Educator & MEChA Coordinator, Alisal High School
  • Salinas, California 
  • San Francisco, California while attending college


  • Bachelor of Arts, History and Women & Gender Studies, San Francisco State University
  • Master of Arts, Education, UC Santa Cruz

Community Activities / Civic Organizations

  • Founding Member & Lead Scholar, Salinas Valley Ethnic Studies
  • Founding Member & Education Lead, Monterey County Black & Brown Solidarity Coalition

Committees / Commissions

  • City/County Animal Shelter Committee
  • Community Human Services Board Member
  • Salinas Police Activities League Advisory Member
  • Salinas Valley Basin Groundwater Sustainability Agency Board Member (Alternate)

Interests / Hobbies

Councilmember González has a passion for community organizing and enjoys reading, hiking and singing.