District 6 Councilmember

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Anthony Rocha

(831) 758-7201
(831) 682-3475

Term of Office

  • Elected on November 2020 for a four-year term

Employment / Background

  • Current Salinas, California resident

Councilmember Anthony Rocha is a native of the Salinas Valley and has served the public in several capacities. His journey in public service began as a Youth Commissioner for the City of Salinas where he worked closely with city staff to enhance the quality of life, and recreational opportunities for Salinas youth. He later went on to serve as a Salinas City Library and Community Services Commissioner, Monterey County Mental Health Commissioner, Measure X Citizens Oversight Committee Vice Chairman, and as a Board Member for the Community Alliance for Safety and Peace. Prior to being a City Councilmember, he was an elected School Board Member for the Salinas Union High School District.

Committees / Commissions

  • Finance Committee
  • Housing and Land Use Committee/Future Growth Area
  • Salinas Downtown Community Board Member
  • Salinas Police Activities League Advisory Board Member
  • Salinas Valley Basin Groundwater Sustainability Agency Board Member
  • Salinas Valley Solid Waste Authority Board Member


  • Associate of Arts, Liberal Arts, Hartnell Community College

Community Activities / Civic Organizations

  • Former School Board Member – Salinas Union High School District 
  • Former Monterey County Behavioral Health Commissioner 
  • Former Salinas Library and Community Services Commissioner
  • Former Board of Directors - Community Alliance for Safety and Peace (CASP) 
  • Former Measure X Citizens Bond Oversight Committee Member