Meet the Staff


James Dinwiddie

Chief of Staff

Policy Areas: OC Parks, OC Waste & Recycling, OC Dana Point Harbor, John Wayne Airport, Orange County Community Resources, CEO-Information Technology, Registrar of Voters, Assessor, Auditor-Controller, Clerk of the Board, Clerk-Recorder, and the Treasurer-Tax Collector


Yasie Goebel

Deputy Chief of Staff

Policy Areas: Transportation, Public Works



Christian Abueg

Policy Advisor

Policy Areas: Public Safety - Sheriff, Coroner, Probation; Legislative Affairs and Grants; National Association of Counties (NACo); California Association of Counties (CSAC). 


Pauline Colvin

Communications Director

Media and Press, Social Media, Website Management, 

Policy Areas: Senior Citizens, Community Resources


Tyler Diep

Executive Assistant - Part-time

Policy areas: Housing, LAFCO, Animal Care, Workforce, SONGS


Nicole Garcia

Policy Advisor

Policy areas: Child Support Services, Healthcare, Homelessness, Public Safety - Fire, Social Services 


Sergio Prince

Community Relations Advisor

Community Events, Proclamations/Resolutions/Certificates, Newsletter

Policy Areas: Board Appointments, OC Public Libraries, Human Relations Commission, Coastal Greenbelt Authority