Christina Shea is the Mayor of Irvine in California. Shea assumed office in 2019. Shea’s current term ends in 2020. Shea ran for re-election for Mayor of Irvine in California. Shea […]
Christina Shea is the Mayor of Irvine in California. Shea assumed office in 2019. Shea’s current term ends in 2020.
Shea ran for re-election for Mayor of Irvine in California. Shea lost in the general election on November 3, 2020.
Shea studied political science at Irvine Valley College and California State University, Fullerton.
As of her run for re-election in 2016, Shea was a real estate agent with Prism Link Properties and the president of her own government relations firm, Shea Consulting. Her professional experience also includes work in government relations for Kia Motors and as a real estate agent for Realty ONE and Century 21.
Shea has served as vice president of the Irvine Community Land Trust and chair of the Task Force to Review Housing Needs of the Developmentally Disabled, the Ad Hoc Veterans Affordable Housing Committee, and the Orange County Great Park Board of Directors. She has also been a member of the Ad Hoc Great Park Forensic Audit Committee, the Irvine Unified School District Liaison Committee, the Orange County Sanitation District, and the boards of the American Cancer Society, the El Toro Reuse Planning Authority, Human Options, the Irvine Child Care Project, and the Transportation Corridor Agencies.
In 2008, Shea was named District 70‘s Woman of the Year by then-California Assemb. Chuck DeVore. She has also been named an Orange County Leader of the Year by the California Women’s Leadership Association and one of Orange County Metro Magazine’s Most Influential Women in Orange County.[4