Abel Pineda, Councilmember

Abel Pineda is a lifelong City of San Pablo resident with over a decade of civic and leadership experience.  He is currently the Northern California Regional Liaison for State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond. As the youngest Councilmember to serve in the history of the City of San Pablo, Abel is committed to improving the quality of life for all residents.


Appointed to complete term: January 2019
Term Ends: November 2020

City Appointments and Committees:

Local and Regional Assignments:

  • West County Integrated Waste Management/RecycleMore JPA (Primary/ Chair)
  • West Contra Costa Transportation Advisory Committee (Alternate)

City Council Committees:


  • Standing Committee:  Budget, Fiscal & Legislative
  • Standing Committee:  Economic Development & Project Management
  • Early Education Task Force Ad-hoc Subcommittee

Prior Appointments:

  • Former San Pablo Youth Commissioner (Co-Founder, Chair)
  • Former San Pablo-Manzanillo Sister City Committee Member

Education:


  • B.A., University of California, Santa Cruz

Professional Affiliations:

  • Northern CA Regional Liaison, California State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond
  • Former Principal Field Representative for State Assemblymember Rob Bonta of District 18
  • Former Principal Field Representative for State Assemblymember Tony Thurmond of District 15

Community Involvement:

  • Former West Contra Costa Unified School District Youth Commissioner, Co-Founder
  • Former West Contra Costa Unified School District Teacher Housing Task Force Member
  • Former California Democratic Party Delegate
  • Former West County Democratic Club Member