About Joe Romero Jr.


Woodland City Council

District #1​​​ ​ 

Joe was born and raised in the City of Woodland. He was born in 1986 at Woodland Memorial Hospital. Joe went to Gibson Elementary, Douglass Junior High, Woodland High School, Woodland Community College and Sacramento State. Joe has been actively dedicated to his community and is highly passionate to public service.

Joe is a two-term Commissioner for the Parks and Recreation Commission for the City of Woodland. He also serves on the Budget Committee and is the Baseball Liaison for the Parks and Recreation Commission. Joe’s family owns and operates La Fogata on Main St. since 1971.

Joe received his Bachelor’s degree in Government with a minor in Peace and Conflict Resolution from California State University, Sacramento. He founded Peace & Conflict International, a student led peace club at California State University, Sacramento. Joe graduated from Woodland High School in 2004 and received his Associates of Science from Woodland Community College in 2007. On his free time, Joe enjoys watching youth participate in recreational boxing at the Woodland Boxing Club during the weekdays, reading the Daily Democrat and other local newspapers, volunteering to plant trees with the Woodland Tree Foundation and giving back to his community.

Joe is an Account Executive for Imprenta Communications Group in Sacramento. Prior to Imprenta Joe was the Lead Organizer for PG&E’s Woodland Step Up & Power Down initiative. There, Joe led in building community outreach events, responsible for building community partnerships in the City and managing staff. Before working for PG&E’s Woodland Step Up and Power Down he worked for Senator Lois Wolk as her Yolo County Field Representative.