Meet Our Tribal Council
Tribal Member Charles Alvarez is extremely proud of being a Native American Indian, part of the Gabrielino Tribe, and being a husband and a father.
Throughout out my life, I have worked diligently at all tasks, to demonstrate that I am a hard worker and a proud person. Today I feel even prouder to be selected as your Councilman.
As a representative of our Tribe, I will continue to demonstrate our proud culture and healthy work ethic during tribal events, business affairs of the Tribe, and at cultural events where I will represent the Tribe to the public. I will continue to promote understanding and appreciation of our culture, and to demonstrate the Tribe is full of proud and hardworking people.
Tribal Member Linda Candelaria was born in Pasadena, California and has lived in the San Gabriel Valley most of her life. She is the eldest of eight children.
Linda has worked as management in the healthcare field for 25 years. She has participated in several charitable foundations such as Breast Cancer walks, Aids Walk LA, and several others. In addition to serving on the Tribal Council, she is in her second year as treasurer for her homeowners association.
She has two daughters, Michelle Hartman and Monique Crosbie. She also has three grandsons. In her spare time you can find her spending time with her family, sun tanning, hiking or playing golf.
Tribal Member Vincent Holguin, was awarded the President’s Scholarship from California State University, Long Beach. Vincent was recommended by the Tribal Council after a formal application process with the Tribe.
Tribal Member Jerry Maldonado works with families and business owners to move them closer to financial balance. I start with a protection first philosophy to ensure that what they have today and what they will have tomorrow will not be exposed to risk.
I guide my clients toward financial balance by using a holistic approach to financial planning and developing customized strategies that are unique to their financial world. When I’m not helping my clients manage & grow their financial portfolio, I spend time with my family and playing baseball.