Hector A. Pacheco is a lifelong resident of San Fernando. He is husband to Ms. Brenda Montes, a successful immigration attorney and university professor whom he met while at UCLA Law School.
Hector’s family’s history in San Fernando goes back four generations to his Great Grandmother’s move from El Paso, Texas where she began her journey for the American Dream. His own career as an attorney in the entertainment industry has been marked by dedication to authentic storytelling and empowering underrepresented minorities in film and television. He currently serves as legal counsel and production manager on PBS / Life & Thyme’s The Migrant Kitchen, an Emmy award-winning non-fiction series documenting immigrant stories through their expertise in the culinary industry.
Mr. Pacheco values honesty and integrity in local governance – he believes through transparency and community outreach San Fernando can continue to make great strides towards a prosperous future. He feels that now is the time to make meaningful investments in after-school education, sustainable infrastructure and entrepreneurship in San Fernando to keep our city competitive and moving forward. He takes a thoughtful approach to tackling our city’s many issues, knowing there is no substitute for common-sense and the passionate search for solutions. Hector encourages residents of San Fernando to carry forward the fight for equality, social justice, and a stronger middle class together with him – through organizing and advocacy, San Fernando will continue to be a special place for everyone.