Mark Nagales was elected to South San Francisco's City Council in November 2018, and is proud to be one of the first Filipinos elected in South San Francisco. He grew up in South San Francisco and has been part of the community for over 30 years. As Constituent Services Director for Congresswoman Jackie Speier, and a Senior Aide to former California State Assemblymember Gene Mullin, Mark has worked tirelessly to help seniors, veterans, families, and children access valuable services. Mark previously served as Chair of the South San Francisco Planning Commission, where he has consistently advocated for affordable housing. As a former Parks and Recreation Commissioner, Mark saw firsthand the importance of affordable parks and recreation services to improve quality of life. Mark is proud to bring this experience to South San Francisco’s City Council, serving the community that he loves.