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Diane Gonzalez Cibrian represents District 8 as a member of the San Antonio City Council. She currently is the Chair of the Infrastructure and Growth Committee, a member of the Quality of Life, BioMed SA, the Convention and Visitors Bureau, and Joint Land Use Agreement Study Committees.

Councilwoman Cibrian is a fourth generation native Texan and a daughter of a WWII veteran. She has spent over twenty years working in public policy, governmental affairs, and the nonprofit fields in the United States. Her work includes serving the United States Congress, the California State Legislature, as well as the federal government, serving as a Director of Public Policy for a U.S. Congressional Commission. She also served as a consultant to the former United States Secretary of the Army, Louis Caldera. In 2004, Cibrian was named a public service fellow to the Harvard University John F. Kennedy School of Government’s Women in Power executive program. Also in 2004, Cibrian was named one of the "40 under 40 Rising Stars" of San Antonio business community, according to the San Antonio Business Journal. Cibrian was also part of the 2005 Harvard Women’s Leadership Board’s first international collaborative study mission to South Africa.

 


Welcome San Antonio

Diane Gonzalez Cibrian represents District 8 as a member of the San Antonio City Council. She currently is the Chair of the Infrastructure and Growth Committee, a member of the Quality of Life, BioMed SA, the Convention and Visitors Bureau, and Joint Land Use Agreement Study Committees.

Councilwoman Cibrian is a fourth generation native Texan and a daughter of a WWII veteran. She has spent over twenty years working in public policy, governmental affairs, and the nonprofit fields in the United States. Her work includes serving the United States Congress, the California State Legislature, as well as the federal government, serving as a Director of Public Policy for a U.S. Congressional Commission. She also served as a consultant to the former United States Secretary of the Army, Louis Caldera. In 2004, Cibrian was named a public service fellow to the Harvard University John F. Kennedy School of Government’s Women in Power executive program. Also in 2004, Cibrian was named one of the "40 under 40 Rising Stars" of San Antonio business community, according to the San Antonio Business Journal. Cibrian was also part of the 2005 Harvard Women’s Leadership Board’s first international collaborative study mission to South Africa.

Extensively involved in civic and non-profit organizations, Cibrian was formerly chair of the San Antonio Development Agency and a Board Member and Chair-Elect of Family Service Association, a premier non-profit organization that serves San Antonio’s neediest families. Cibrian is also an alumnus of Pi Sigma Alpha, the National Political Science Honors Society with the University of the Incarnate Word. Cibrian was also a member of the Strengthening Family Issues Council for the United Way. Cibrian has also served as a board member of the Girl Scouts and a member of the Texas State Head Start Foundation and other civic organizations. Cibrian was also a member of the National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials.
 

Cibrian began her interest in public service working as an intern in the United States Senate in Washington, D.C. and serving as a Senate page for the Texas Legislature. While working in Washington, D.C., Cibrian served as Director of Public Policy to the United States Commission on International Economic Development. Due to the Commission’s international mandate, Cibrian met with Heads of State and organized nationwide field hearings. With the sunset of the Commission, Cibrian accepted a position with the California State Legislature. During this time, she worked with the local and state legislature initiatives, community groups, and the business sectors of Los Angeles, California. After subsequently holding the position in Government Affairs for the local transit authority in San Antonio, Texas, she formed a strategic consulting firm specializing in public policy and communications. Cibrian is the mother of an active twelve year old, Cristina Cibrian and has served as a member of the Keystone School Parent Council.

 

A Birthday Diane Cibrian May 13, 2009

 

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