Paul "Mac" McNamara - Mayor of Escondido

201 North Broadway. Escondido. CA 92025
Escondido.org. Email: pmcnamara@escondido.org Tel: 760-839-4610

Mac has lived in Escondido with his family for over 20 years.  He is the Executive Director of the MCRD Museum Foundation, providing programs for veterans, active duty and at-risk youth. Previously, he served as GM and owner of a for profit corporation specializing in Technical and Engineering services.  Prior to his industry career, Mac transitioned as a USMC Colonel after 27+ years. During his Marine Corps service, Mac served world-wide, to include diplomatic duty in Mexico City, Mexico. He was the Chief of Staff for I MEF leading the staff in the planning and execution of immediate post 9/11 Marine Corps operational activities in Afghanistan, Iraq and other parts of the world. He was awarded the Distinguished Service Medal. Mac is a member of numerous community organizations, including the Escondido Rotary Club, Escondido Charitable Foundation, and the VFW among others. He served 8 years as an elected trustee of the Palomar Community College Governing Board.