Name/Title: Jose Ugarte, Field Deputy
My job entails: Responsible for the center portion of Council District 9.
What most excites me about my work is: Changing the community for the better.
In the past, I have worked with: L.A. County Federation of Labor; Groundworks Campaigns; Anthony Rendon for Assembly – Field Director; Assemblymember Anthony Rendon – Field Representative; Sebastian Ridley-Thomas for Assembly – Campaign Manager; Miguel Santiago for Assembly – Campaign Manager
My all-time role model are my parents because they showed me that with hard work and determination anything can be accomplished.
The best advice I’d give to my younger self is: Get the lowest possible interest rate on your college loans.
My favorite book of all time is: The Catcher in the Rye
The three things I can’t live without are: Basketball, friends, and family.
You can reach me at firstname.lastname@example.org