Council President Pro Tem Marti Emerald (District 9)

Shanika McCarty

Council Representative

Shanika serves as Council President Pro Tem Emerald’s representative to the community of City Heights in the neighborhoods of Fox Canyon, Islenair, Chollas Creek, Ridgeview, and Fairmount Park. She is also assigned to the Mt. Hope, Mountain View, and Southcrest neighborhoods. In addition, she handles substandard housing issues, social media, and the Emerald News.

A native San Diegan, although she did live in Georgia for a few years, Shanika is a recent graduate with honors from the University of San Diego where she majored in English and minored in Political Science. As a student, Shanika was an active member of Phi Alpha Delta Pre-Law Fraternity and a volunteer at Sharp-Grossmont Hospital. She will begin a Master of Education program at the University of San Diego this fall.

Shanika can be reached at (619) 236-7042 or via email at [email protected].