James Mcguirk | Council Representative

Council Representative
Email: [email protected]
Phone: Direct (619) 235-5282; Main (619) 236-6622

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A native of Southern California, James graduated with Greek Honors from the University of California San Diego, earning his Bachelor's degree in Political Science with a minor in International Relations. Prior to working for Councilwoman Zapf, James served as Director of Research for a project related to water sustainability in Sub-Saharan Africa. During the Fall of 2014, James spent 6 months studying in Paris, France earning the Certificat en Sciences Sociales et Humanities from Sciences Po University. In addition to his academic achievements, James has also earned numerous merits for his sportsmanship and skill while playing Junior A Ice hockey.

As Council Representative for Council District Two, James is primarily responsible for corresponding with constituents, attending community events and conducting legislative research. James also advises Councilmember Zapf on all transportation related issues and legislation.

When James isn't at the office he enjoys spending time with his family and friends, going camping with his dog, and surfing as much as he can.

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