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City of Chula VistaCandidate for City Council, Seat 2

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Jill M. Galvez

Business Owner/Treasurer
2,411 votes (23.1%)Winning
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Safeguard our tax dollars to ensure that police and fire departments are fully staffed.
  • Stand up for Northwest Chula Vista residents and businesses, ensure that they are heard and represented.
  • Champion infrastructure improvements such as undergrounding power lines, fixing streets and sidewalks, trimming trees, and improving safety conditions at night with better lighting for pedestrians and in neighborhoods.

Experience

Experience

Profession:Business Owner and Treasurer
Vice President, Sales and Operations, FastBlue Communications (2005–2011)
Board Member, Chula Vista Heritage Museum Board (a division of the Chula Vista Public Library) — Appointed position (2002–2009)
Board Member, Chula Vista Downtown Third Avenue Design Review Commission — Appointed position (2003–2006)
Western Region Manager; Operations Manager/Human Resources Manager, AT&T (1993–1998)
Vice President - Networks, InterVU (Akamai Technologies) (1998–1998)
Marketing Representative (Commercial); Contracts (Federal), IBM (1987–1992)
Local Government Reporter; Township Clerk weekly television series producer, HOM-TV local government cable television station (1986–1988)

Education

AT&T Professional Management Training Branch Operations Management certification (San Diego, Irvine, Riverside, San Bernardino, Hawaii), Budget management and forecasting, revenue tracking, asset management, information technology (1998)
AT&T Professional Management Training Human Resource Management Certification, Contract law, Federal and State employment law, employee benefits training, employee evaluation second level oversight (1995)
Malcom Baldridge Business Processes Performance Excellence Certificate, Quality Business Process Engineering (1992)
IBM University Certified network design specialist, Computer networking and design (1992)
Michigan State University B.S. Engineering, Telecommunications and Computer Science (1989)

Community Activities

Board Member, Historic Home Tour organizer, Chula Vista Historic Home Tours / Chula Vista Heritage Museum (2002–current)
Board Member, Historic Home Tour organizer, Chula Vista Historic Home Tours / Chula Vista Heritage Museum (2002–current)
Volunteer, Businesswoman Guest Presenter, Junior Achievement (2017–current)
Head Coach, Hilltop Middle School and Hilltop High School, Science Olympiad (2006–2012)
Board Member, San Diego Junior Theater (2002–2006)

Biography

Jill Galvez has worked as a local government reporter, a corporate Vice President, a regional business operations manager, an active volunteer in Northwest Chula Vista, and recently as a small business owner in Northwest Chula Vista.

All of her experiences have prepared her to serve you on the city council.

Jill and her husband, Victor Galvez, have been married and living in Northwest Chula Vista since 1992.

They raised their two adult children, Tatiana and Galileo, in the same historic Chula Vista home at the corner of Hilltop and Peppertree Road for almost 24 years.

Both Galvez children and Victor attended Hilltop High School.

Jill cares deeply about Chula Vista, and is determined to protect and enhance the quality of life in Northwest Chula Vista.

You may know her from the Chula Vista Historic Home Tours, Chula Vista Heritage Museum, Junior Theater, the Downtown Business Association, Crossroads II, Rosebank Elementary PTC, Hilltop Middle and High School Science Olympiad, Junior Achievement, or from the annual Quin Murphy Scholarship Fund event.

Jill knows how to budget and manage resources.

She was entrusted with large budgets and complex projects at both IBM and AT&T and delivered results.

As a local government watchdog, Jill has paid attention to Chula Vista’s expenses and revenues for decades. 

She is ready to roll up her sleeves and start working for YOU!

Jill will make you proud. Jill won’t let you down.

 

 

Who supports this candidate?

Elected Officials (3)

  • Chula Vista Mayor Mary Casillas Salas
  • Dr. Eduardo Reyes, Chula Vista Elementary School District Board Member
  • Roberto Alcantar, Southwestern College Board Member

Political Beliefs

Political Philosophy

It is time that Northwest Chula Vista receives the attention and care that we deserve. 

Jill will safeguard our tax dollars and keep us safe by fully staffing police and fire.

Jill will stand up for Northwest Chula Vista residents, listen to your concerns, and advocate to protect and enhance your quality of life.

Jill will champion infrastructure resources for our community’s specific needs, including undergrounding power lines, fixing and cleaning streets and sidewalks, trim trees, adequately lighting  areas that need it most at night.

Jill will make you proud. Jill won’t let you down.

Videos (1)

Housing Boom in Chula Vista — April 12, 2018 https://www.nbcsandiego.com/on-air/as-seen-on/Housing-Booming-in-Chula-Vista_San-Diego-479221783.html

NBC 7’s Joe Little interviews Jill Galvez about how the housing boom in Chula Vista will impact residents.

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