COUNCILMEMBER MAYA ESPARZA
Andres Quintero, Chief of Staff
A native and lifelong resident of East San José, Andrés attended Mt. Pleasant High School and Evergreen Valley College, transferring to San José State University, where he earned his B.A. in Political Science, and Master's in Public Administration. After extensive experience working in the government at the city, county, state, and federal levels, Andrés became a Political Science professor for several years. He continues to teach at Evergreen Valley College.
A dedicated public servant and trusted leader in the community, he has served as President of the Alum Rock School and Chair of the San José Airport Commission. Andrés has utilized his breadth of government experience to empower his students and community, and now continues to do so in his role as Chief of Staff. Andrés lives with his wife and their three children in East San José, where their children attend public schools.