Currently serving as a Fullerton City Councilmember, Jesús brings decades of experience as a community leader and educator to his work at OSG.

Silva represents the city on the Orange County Sanitation District Board, the League of California Cities Orange County Division, and as a member of the energy and environment committee of Southern California Association of Governments. He served on the Fullerton City Parks and  Recreation Commission from 2012–16.

Silva spent 22 years teaching at Nicolas Junior High School in Fullerton. He received his bachelor of science in business administration from California State University, Los Angeles, and master’s degree in secondary education from California State University, Fullerton.

He is married to Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva of the 65th District with whom he has four adult children.