Robert is a first-generation Mexican American who has called Marlborough home for the past six years. With a degree in mechanical engineering from Ben Franklin Institute Tech and a strong background in the culinary industry, Robert brings a unique set of skills to the table. If elected, he will not only make history as the first Chicano to serve on the Marlborough City Council but also as a dedicated husband and father of a one-year-old daughter.
Creating a sense of community is a top priority for Robert. He has worked tirelessly with his neighbors to establish Marlborough Makers, an art collective that celebrates local talent. Additionally, Robert is a co-founder of One Marlborough, a group dedicated to promoting diversity and inclusion within the community.
Robert firmly believes in the accessibility of local government and the importance of representation. He strives to be an advocate for the residents of Marlborough and ensure that their voices are heard. Moreover, Robert is committed to supporting green initiatives and finding the balance between the city's rapid growth and sustainable practices. His goal is to implement smart and forward-thinking resolutions that benefit all members of the community.
With Robert's unique background, passion for community, and commitment to effective and inclusive governance, he is a candidate who truly understands the needs and aspirations of the people of Marlborough.