|COFFMAN-GOMEZ FOR ASSEMBLY 2018; TRINA||1399343||RPT|
TRINA COFFMAN-GOMEZ (D), 53, was elected to Watsonville's City Council in 2012, running unopposed for the vacant 6th Council District seat created when Emilio Martinez declined to seek re-election. (Her husband, Tony, had run for the same seat in 2008, finishing 3rd.) She was re-elected by 19 votes in a close 49.9%/49% contest. Prior to her election, she served on the city's planning commission for two years and as the president of Freedom Rotary. A licensed real estate broker with Integrity Lending since 1993, she holds a bachelor's in business from CSU-Monterey Bar. A life-long resident of the Pajaro Valley, she serves on the Pajaro Valley Community Health Trust Board of Directors and resides in Watsonville with her husband. They have two grown children.