Welcome! I'm Council Member Katie Melendez. I serve on Vista City Council District 3.


My Background in Public Service

I am a Vista native and have served Vista as a social worker and community advocate. My experience includes working in drug and alcohol recovery, housing navigation, community organizing, and political advocacy. I've served as a Lisc Americorp service member supporting those with special needs and have experience working with faith communities, non-profit organizations, and now serving in our local government as a public offical. I believe in servant leadership and participatory government.

My Goals

Affordable Housing
Community Participation
Public Health
Public Safety
Pedestrian Safety
Community Based Development
Fighting Climate Change
Addressing Homelessness