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John Montanchez

John Montanchez
Community Services Director

John Montanchez started with the City of Garden Grove in 2002 as Assistant Community Services Supervisor, becoming Community Services Supervisor in 2010. In 2014, he was appointed Division Manager for the Community Services Department and then promoted to Community Services Director in 2017.

He has a bachelor’s degree in Recreation Administration from California State University, Dominguez Hills. John is an active 15-year member of the California Park and Recreation Society (CPRS) District 10, where he currently serves as President, and a 15-year member of the Southern California Municipal Athletic Federation.

John is married and has two children. He spends his free time relaxing with his family and playing hockey.

Date Hired

September 30, 2002


B.A. in Recreation Administration
California State University, Dominguez Hills


California Park and Recreation Society, District 10
Southern California Municipal Athletic Federation