Chris Sturken is a life-long resident of the Peninsula. He grew up in Belmont and now lives in Redwood City. Chris holds a B.A. in Environmental Studies from San Francisco State University. He served in AmeriCorps at the City of Hayward through the CivicSpark Program in 2016-17. He went on to work at Green Foothills, then intern at the Housing Endowment and Regional Trust of San Mateo County, and is now the Community Outreach Specialist at HIP Housing.
Chris Sturken is an active member of the San Mateo County LGBTQ+ community. Chris was an organizer for Outpost, a weekly LGBTQ+ social group in Burlingame, from 2018-2019. Chris served as an inaugural member of the San Mateo County Pride Center’s Community Advisory Board from 2018-2021. He later co-founded the San Mateo County Stonewall Democrats in 2020, an LGBTQ+ Democratic club, and currently serves as Co-Chair. He was also elected as delegate to the California Democratic Party in 2021.