Karina Macias was elected to the Huntington Park City Council in March 2013. Two years after her election, she was elected to serve as the Mayor of Huntington Park for the 2015-2016 term, making her the youngest Mayor in the history of the City.
Council Member Karina Macias grew up in Huntington Park as the only child of immigrant parents. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science and Psychology, with a minor in International Studies from Mount St. Mary’s University in Los Angeles. Passionate about global issues, she then went on to earn her Master’s Degree in International Studies from Chapman University.