Paulina Martinez-Perez

South Bay Irrigation District - Division 2

Term 2020-2024

  • South Bay Irrigation District Board of Directors (since 2020; Vice President 2021; President 2022)
  • Sweetwater Authority Governing Board (since 2020; Vice Chair 2022-2023)

​Current Committee Assignments

  • Water Quality and Distribution Committee
  • Legislative Affairs and Communications Committee
  • Association of California Water Agencies/Joint Powers Insurance Agency, Alternate
  • Chula Vista Interagency Water Task Force, Delegate
  • Otay Water/Sweetwater Authority Working Group Ad Hoc Committee
  • South County Economic Development Council, Alternate
  • Sweetwater River Watershed Advisory Panel

Professional & Other Affiliations (Past & Present) 

  • TeachPlus National Teacher Cabinet Member 
  • TeachPlus California State Policy Teaching Fellow
  • Chula Vista Community Charter School, Certificated Representative Board Member
  • MANA de San Diego Scholarship Fund Committee
  • Chula Vista Elementary School District Teacher (3rd, 4th, 6th grade)
  • Chula Vista Learning Community Charter High School (9th and 10th grade biology)


  • UCLA
    • Bachelor of Arts: Political Science
    • Minor: Society and Genetics
    • Minor: Biological Anthropology
  • Johns Hopkins University School of Education
    • Master of Science: Elementary Education and Teaching
  • San Diego State University/UC Riverside Extension
    • Multiple Subject Teaching Credential
    • Single Subject Biological Sciences Teaching Credential
    • Administrative Credential


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