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Mayor Roland Esquivias

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Roland EsquiviasMayor Roland Esquivias was elected to the Hercules City Council in November 2016 and is currently the Mayor. He was born and raised in Manila, Philippines and graduated with a B.S. in Psychology from the University of Santo Thomas. He has been a resident of Hercules for ten (10) years.

Prior to joining State service, Mayor Esquivias worked in the retail and hospitality industries. He has worked for the California State Lottery, the State Public Defender’s Office, and recently retired from the California Public Utilities Commission.

As a business advocate, Esquivias has had the opportunity to work with local, state and federal agencies and diverse business organizations. As a community advocate, he has worked with local governments, neighborhood associations, community based organizations, senior citizens and veterans. His experience working with the State of California has given him a strong grasp on the wide range of issues from governance, consumer protection, education, health, energy efficiency and public safety.

Mayor Esquivias believes that the City of Hercules can be one of the most ideal and attractive cities in the Bay Area. He will be focusing on the City’s financial stability and making Hercules a major transportation hub and a prime destination in the Bay Area.

You can reach Mayor Esquivias by e-mail at