Rebecca Perez joined the Community Services Department in 1998 as a Recreation Supervisor. She was promoted to Assistant Director in 2002. Since 2006, Rebecca has served in her current position as the Department Director.
As Director, Rebecca is the Department Head of both the Parks division and the Recreation division and, among other duties, is responsible for the department budget, Capital Improvement Projects, grant development, personnel management and oversight of the Logistics Section of the city’s Comprehensive Emergency Plan.
Rebecca has been an active member of California Park & Recreation Society and, in previous years, served on the local District 13 Board of Directors as Member at Large and Treasurer. She has also been a member of Southern California Municipal Athletic Federation and Women In Leisure Services.
Rebecca has received several professional awards including the City of San Gabriel Outstanding Overall Work Performance Award in 2000, the California Park & Recreation Society Professional Service Award in 2002 and the City of San Gabriel Customer Service Award in 2005.
Rebecca earned a Bachelor of Arts in Latin American and Iberian Studies from the University of California, Santa Barbara.
In her free time, Rebecca enjoys spending time with her husband and her three boys.