MCHS Board Chair
José Alfonso Arreola is the City of Salinas Community Safety Administrator and Director of the Community Alliance for Safety and Peace (CASP). He develops and manages the cities Strategic Plan on Violence Prevention. He was born and raised in San Diego, CA. José graduated from San José State University. He served as the Activities and Athletics Director for San José‘s first charter high school Downtown College Preparatory. Mr. Arreola was co-founder and Principal at Downtown College Preparatory Alviso, a middle school in North San José. Prior to joining the City of Salinas, José was the Education Specialist and Extensions Coordinator for the Boys and Girls Clubs of Monterey County. José is the site coordinator for Salinas‘s participation in the California Cities Violence Prevention Network, the Prevention Institutes UNITY Network and the National Forum on Youth Violence Prevention. Jose currently serves on the Monterey County Children’s Council as a Community representative, the Early Childhood Advisory Board and on the Board of Millennium Charter High School.