Mayor Jesus J. Silva was elected to his first four-year term in 2016. Prior to joining Council, Silva served as Commissioner of the Fullerton City Parks and Recreation Commission from 2012- 2016.
Born in Chihuahua, Mexico, Silva came to the United States when he was just six-years-old and in 1987, fulfilled his lifelong dream of becoming a U.S. Citizen.
He received his Bachelors of Science in Business Administration from California State University, Los Angeles, and his teaching credential and a Master’s Degree in Secondary Education from California State University, Fullerton. Silva has lived in Fullerton since 1991 and for the last 18 years has been a teacher in the Fullerton School District at Nicolas Junior High School.
He is married to Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva of the 65th District and together they have developed four children into outstanding young adults - Molly, Catherine, Patrick and Jack Ryan.
Mayor Jesus Silva was elected to a full four-year term in 2016. He was elected to a full four-year term representing District 3 in 2018. The term expires in 2022.