Sean Elo-Rivera

@ Council President, City of San Diego, District 9

Council President Sean Elo-Rivera proudly represents San Diego’s 9th City Council District and is
committed to the realization of his vision of “Opportunity for All.”
He was elected as Councilmember in November 2020 and then elected City Council President in
December of 2021. Before joining the Council, Sean served as an elected member of the San Diego
Community College District Board of Trustees and as the Executive Director of Youth Will where he
worked to create a future where every young person is happy, healthy, and prepared to reach their
potential. He previously spent time leading community organizing, policy, and civic engagement efforts
at a local nonprofit. Sean came to San Diego to attend California Western School of Law where he
focused on Creative Problem Solving and earned honors for his Pro Bono service while earning his Juris
Sean continues to be shaped by his early career as a high school athletics coach as well as his years
spent volunteering and teaching abroad in South America and Korea. Family is very important to Sean
who grew up in a large family of seven with his parents, a brother and three sisters. He also loves
traveling and dining with his wife, Angela, and early morning trips to the beach with their dog, Lexi.