For some time now, there has been talk about setting up an office in Tijuana for Binational affairs that would serve as a link for the San Diego and Tijuana region.
This plan will now move forward which at the head of this office in Tijuana will be Mario Lopez. This appointment was made official on Monday by Mayor Bob Filner, who during a press conference unveiled its mayoral staff.
The relationship between San Diego and Tijuana is a very important and vital for the economic growth of both cities.
Lopez is one of 9 Latinos who make up the diverse team of Bob Filner, who had a lot of support from the Latino community in these past elections :
Nelson Hernandez, Assistant Chief Operating Officer
Francisco Estrada, Director of Council Affairs
Mario Lopez Director of Bi-National Affairs
Manny Doria, Community Outreach
Bert Luna, Assistant to the Mayor
Brenda Lugo, Director of Scheduling
Jessica Gomez, Protocol Officer
Waynee Lucero, Mayoral Assistant
Al Alvarado, Community Outreach