Insight from a life in public service

In 805conversations by Mark Sylvester

The nectar of the journey

Salud Carbajal, SB County Supervisor sat down with 805conversations’ host Mark Sylvester to talk about his life in public service and his current campaign for Congress. Salud emigrated from Mexico in 1970 at 5 years old and has been giving back his entire career.
Politics is the art of compromise.”
Topics included;
  • His educational background from UCSB to Harvard to Fielding
  • Why he chose a career in public service
  • What are the fruits of his labor and how that keeps him going
  • Examples of regional efforts to collaborate within the 805
  • Why he’s so passionate about History
  • How and why the business community should partner with local government
  • Forming the EVT in Santa Barbara County to help with economic development
  • Issues he’s passionate about: Middle-class opportunity, the opportunity to get ahead, college access, financial aid for education, veteran’s,  the environment and climate change.
“Finding solutions, building relationships.”