Born and raised in Napa, Joe is a life-long Californian who moved to the Sacramento region in 2000. Joe and his wife, Colleen, have two young children (Ethan and Andi). Joe has served as a member of the Rocklin City Council since 2016, as the Treasurer for the Rocklin Public Safety Foundation, and is a member of the Rocklin Area Chamber of Commerce. He graduated with a BA in Government from Sacramento State and was admitted to the post-graduate Jesse M. Unruh Assembly Fellowship where he began his career working in the state Legislature. Joe currently serves as the Executive Director of the California Gaming Association, a statewide non-profit trade association for the state’s cardroom industry. He provides guidance to members on regulatory compliance, state and local legislative policy and public affairs. Joe lives in the Whitney Ranch area of Rocklin. He is often spotted working from local coffee shops and loves meeting new neighbors. In his free time he enjoys taking neighborhood walks with his kids, looking at tractors, and capturing bugs.