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Chris Lopez


Rural County Representatives of California

Chris Lopez represents Monterey County’s Third District on the county’s Board of Supervisors.  He has served on the boards of Youth Orchestra Salinas, Hartnell College Foundation, the Arts Council for Monterey County, the Redevelopment Oversight Boards of the cities of King City, Greenfield, Soledad, and Gonzales among many others. He is passionate about early childhood education; agriculture; safe roads; fair, equitable and accessible housing; and economic development, as well as equitable models of government. He currently serves on the following commissions, amongst others: Natividad Medical Center Board of Trustees, Monterey County Cannabis Committee, Water Resources Agency Joint Boards Leadership Committee, Monterey County Urban Standing Committee, and Budget Committee. He is also a board member of the Salinas Valley Solid Waste Authority, Hartnell College Foundation, First 5 Monterey County, South Salinas Valley Broadband Authority, National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials, and chair of Rural County Representatives of California.