John J. Aguilera, Deputy Mayor

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Deputy Mayor                                City Council Member (4-year term)                      
2018 l 2015 l 2014 l 2011              2014 l 2010

John J. Aguilera 2016

*2018 election results to be certified on December 11, 2018

John Aguilera was elected to the Vista City Council in November, 2010 and re-elected in 2014. He served as the Mayor Pro Tem in 2011, Deputy Mayor in 2014 and 2015, and was appointed to serve again as Deputy Mayor in 2018. He serves on the North County Transit District Board, SANDAG and the SANDAG Regional Planning Committee, Encina Wastewater Authority Board and is the Council liaison to the City’s Investment Advisory Board.

Mr. Aguilera holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Quantitative Economics and Decision Science from the University of California at San Diego. He owns a financial services business in Vista.

Mr. Aguilera is a Certified Financial Planner® and is also a licensed life, disability and Long Term Care agent in the state of California. He also served on the Vista Planning Commission from 2004-2010 and the Investment Advisory Committee from 2002-2010.   




Local / Regional / Community Involvement 

  • Deputy Mayor for 2014, 2015, 2018
  • North County Dispatch Joint Powers Association
  • Encina Wastewater Authority
  • Past President of Vista American Little League and coach for 8 years
  • Member of local Lions Club and Past President, Amigo de Vista Lions
  • Board Member of Faith Lutheran Church
  • FACT Board Member
  • Belong to NCTD, SANDAG and the SANDAG Regional Planning Commission, and City's Investment Advisory Board


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