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San Diego County, CA November 6, 2012 Election
Smart Voter Full Biography for Rocky J. Chavez

Candidate for
Member of the State Assembly; District 76

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Rocky J. Chavez

For Rocky Chavez, success has always meant hard work. Born in Los Angeles, Rocky grew up working in the fields alongside his father, who taught him how to pick grapes and the value of a job well done. Rocky worked his way through California State University in Chico and armed with a BA degree served over 28 years as a United States Marine in all four divisions around the world and was appointed Chief of Staff for the 4th Marine Division and retired a Colonel.

Rocky went on to spend nearly a decade on the Oceanside City Council. In 2009, Rocky was appointed by the Governor as Undersecretary of the California Department of Veterans Affairs in Sacramento, later serving as Acting Secretary.

Active on several local boards including the Chamber of Commerce, Rotary, KOCT TV, Women's Resource Center, Rocky was also Chief Education Officer/School of Business and Technology. Rocky and wife Mary live in Oceanside and have three children and five grandchildren. Mary holds an M.B.A. from California State University, San Marcos; son Temujin is a physician in South Carolina while daughter Regina and youngest son Sage are both college graduates.

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