Chief of Staff
Christina Ramos was born and raised in East San Jose. She is a graduate of The National Hispanic University in Liberal Studies where she received the President’s Award in 2006 and went on to study Public Administration at SJSU. For the past 10 years she has worked with the MESA Schools Program at San Jose State University, supporting educationally and economically disadvantaged students to go to college and major in the science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields. She has commitment to community by serving as Commissioner of the Santa Clara County’s Commission on the Status of Women, board member and President of the Latina Coalition of Silicon Valley, Governing Board Member of the San Jose Cal-SOAP Consortium, Committee member of the Alum Rock School District’s Measure G and J Bond Oversight Committee, and former commissioner for the City of San Jose’s Library and Early Education Commission.
She has been recognized as 100 Influential Women of Silicon Valley from the San Jose Business Journal and named one of the 40 Under 40 Latin@s to Watch and Gente Choice Award in Education in the Silicon Valley by Silicon Valley Latino Magazine.
David is a San José native with over six years of non-profit development experience. Most recently, he was the Development & Compliance Coordinator for the NCBFAA Educational Institute in Washington, DC, whereas he began his career as a Children's Program & Volunteer Coordinator for LifeMoves. He earned his Bachelor degree from San José State University in Psychology and Behavioral Science. David is also a former leadership teacher for the Vietnamese Catechetical Ministry at Our Lady of La Vang Parish and a member of the Vietnamese Lasallian Youth Troupe.
Norma began her career with the City of San José in 1989 as an Account Clerk with the Department of General Services. She later joined the Mayor's Office serving for Mayors Susan Hammer, Ron Gonzalez, and Chuck Reed.
Norma currently serves as the administrative backbone to the office of Councilmember Raul Peralez. Her duties include office support, constituent services, scheduling, and most importantly, assisting the families and communities of District 3. Norma is bilingual in English and Spanish.