Councilmember Chris Cate
City of San Diego - District 6
Councilmember Chris Cate proudly represents the Sixth District of the City of San Diego which includes the neighborhoods of Clairemont Mesa, Kearny Mesa, Mira Mesa, Miramar, Park Village, and Sorrento Valley. As Councilmember, Chris has been lauded for his solution-oriented approach to public safety, economic development, and infrastructure particularly as it relates to water issues. Chris also has prior practical experience holding cities and public agencies accountable to taxpayers, ensuring government efficiency and fiscal responsibility. Chris' 2019 Committee Assignments are as follows: • Vice Chair: Committee on Budget and Government Efficiency • Member: Committee on Public Safety and Livable Neighborhoods • Member: Committee on Active Transportation & Infrastructure • Member: Committee on Rules The community’s support has been steadfast and unwavering. Chris has received numerous awards and accolades, including Board Member of the Year (Asian Business Association), Taxpayer Champion of the Year (San Diego County Taxpayer Association), 40 Under 40 (Daily Transcript), 40 Under 40 (San Diego Metro), 40 Under 40 (Republican Party of San Diego County), and the Filipino American Community Empower Luminary Award, to note a few. Chris earned his bachelor’s degree in Political Science from the University of San Diego. During his time at USD, a high school friend and he started a successful small business that specialized in auto glass replacement and windshield repair. During his free time, Chris enjoys playing basketball, spending time with his family, and trying new restaurants. Chris, his wife, Maria, and his baby daughter, MadiRose live in Mira Mesa.