El Centro, California - Congressman Juan Vargas (CA-51) is pleased to welcome, Tomás Oliva, Senior Field Representative, to his team. Tomás will lead Representative Vargas’ Imperial County Office, located at 380 North 8th Street, El Centro, California 92243. On the Congressman’s behalf, Tomás will aid constituents as well as represent the office at official meetings and events.

Tomás joins Congressman Vargas’s office after four years as Regional Affairs Officer at the Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG). There, he worked with organizations and interest groups in the Imperial and Coachella Valleys to maintain active communication with SCAG. Prior to his last position, Tomás worked for the Superior Court of California in Imperial County and spent two years working for the California State Assembly.

“I’m excited to have Tomás join our team," said Vargas.  “His skills and experience make him a great resource for the communities I represent.”

Tomás obtained his bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of California, San Diego and a master’s degree in public administration from San Diego State University. He is currently a member of the Imperial Valley Young Professional Organization, where he practices his passion for empowering the youth of Imperial County. He was previously a member of the UC San Diego Young Alumni Council and served as a mentor in the California Latino Capitol Association.