Jose Preciado attended Southwest High School and graduated from San Diego State University with Bachelor of Arts (B.A) in LatinAmericanStudies and a Master of Arts (M.A) in Teaching. Preciado is currently the director and lecturer of General Studies at San Diego State University. He has previously also served as the director of Academic Engagement Programs as well as director of College readiness programs throughout the South Bay. Preciado has also worked with the CompactforSuccess partnership between Sweetwater Union High School District and San Diego State University as well as served in the University Senate as a staff senator and officer . He has also served on the SouthBayIrrigation District/Sweetwater Authority  and as chair of the board of directors of the Sweetwater Authority . Preciado also serves as West Chula Vista’s representative on the San Diego County Water Authority as well as chair of the Water Resources and Environmental Committee. Preciado also works as the President of the Board of Directors of CSA San Diego (510c3) and as the President and Convener of the South Bay Forum. He currently lives in the Windsor Heights community with his brother .
Preciado hopes to improve and maintain Chula Vista parks and playgrounds .
Preciado advocates for community involvement in policing .
Preciado hopes to create more jobs in West Chula Vista .
Preciado wants to assist first–time homebuyers and help unhoused communities get homes .
San Diego County Democratic Party; Chula Vista Democratic Club; San Diego Democrats for Equality; San Diego Labor Democratic Club; San Diego Progressive Democratic Club; Mary Casillas Salas: Mayor, City of Chula Vista; Andrea Cardenas: Deputy Mayor, City of Chula Vista, District 4; Nora Vargas: Vice Chair, County of San Diego, District 1; Lorena Gonzalez: Former Assemblywoman, 80th District; Juan Vargas: Congressman, 51st Congressional District; Ricardo Lara: California Insurance Commissioner; Alejandra Sotelo Solis: Mayor, National City and Sweetwater Authority Director; Marcus A. Bush: Vice Mayor, National City; Mona Rios: Councilwoman, National City and Sweetwater Authority Director; Jose Rodriguez: Councilman, National City; George Gastil: Councilman, Lemon Grove City Council; Lupe Gonzalez: County Board of Education Trustee; Leticia Cazares: Trustee, Southwestern College Board of Trustees; Roberto Alcantar: Trustee, Southwestern College Board of Trustees; Griselda Delgado: Trustee, Southwestern College Board of Trustees; Don Dumas: Trustee, Southwestern College Board of Trustees; Kirin Macapugay: Trustee, Southwestern College Board of Trustees; Cesar Fernandez: Trustee, Chula Vista Elementary School District; Francisco Tamayo, Chula Vista Elementary School District; Lucy Ugarte: Trustee, Chula Vista Elementary School District; Paula Hall: Trustee, Sweetwater Union High School District; Nick Segura: Trustee, Sweetwater Union High School District; Arturo Solis: Trustee, Sweetwater Union High School District; Mary Doyle: Trustee, South Bay Union School District; Jose Lopez: Director, Otay Water District; Hector Martinez: Director, Sweetwater Authority; Steve Castaneda: Director, Sweetwater Authority; Paulina Perez-Martinez: Director, Sweetwater Authority