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Vice-Mayor Sal Romero

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Sal RomeroCurrent term: 2019-2022


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  • Born in El Dormido, Guanajuato, Mexico
  • Resident of Harrisonburg since 2004
  • Wife Maria Cardoso, Daughter Jaqueline, Son Daniel
  • Enjoys the outdoors, playing soccer, traveling with the family and being involved in the community 



  • Masters of Science Education, Shenandoah University
  • Bachelor of Science, James Madison University
  • Associate of Science, Blue Ridge Community College



  • Coordinator of Family and Community Engagement for Harrisonburg City Public Schools


Civic Involvement/Other Boards and Commissions

  • Former Member of the Virginia Board of Education
  • Member of the Welcoming Harrisonburg Council
  • Former Member of Harrisonburg Community Health Center
  • Member of Smart Beginnings Greater Harrisonburg Leadership Council
  • Founder of Latinos del Valle
  • Founder of Shenandoah Valley Premier Soccer League
  • Member on the Central Shenandoah Planning District Commission
  • Member on the Shenandoah Valley Workforce Development Board
  • Member of the Planning Commission 
  • Member of the Harrisonburg Rockingham Metropolitan Planning Commission
  • Member on the Harrisonburg Downtown Renaissance Board of Directors
  • Member on the Finance Committee


Favorite thing about Harrisonburg

"I love our city because of its cultural and linguistic diversity and welcoming spirit."