Councilmember Melendez

Salvador Melendez

Current Term December 2018 - December 2022

Councilmember Melendez has been a Montebello resident for over 27 years.

He attended California State University, Los Angeles, earning a B.A. in Political Science with an emphasis in International Relations. He also obtained his Juris Doctor (J.D.) from the University of La Verne College of Law.

Councilmember Melendez currently works for AltaMed Health Services as a Senior Policy Analyst in the Government Relations Department, specializing in workforce, local, state, and Orange County policy affairs. In this capacity he advocates for access to quality and affordable health care, specifically for underserved communities in Los Angeles and Orange Counties. 

He enjoys running and spending time with his friends and family.  The Councilmember's favorite thing about Montebello is its sense of community.