Carol Garcia

Carol Garcia
Carol Garcia

Carol Garcia is a fifth generation Roseville resident who has solidified her roots in Roseville through a career in community banking and local volunteerism in civic government and non-profit organizations.

She attended Roseville schools and has a Bachelor of Arts degree from California State University Sacramento.

Her community banking career spans over 40 years, working for several banks in Roseville.  She is currently Vice President for First Northern Bank, concentrating in Community and Business Development.

Carol’s ties to the area can be seen throughout her personal and professional career. She has served as President of the Roseville Chamber of Commerce, President of Child Abuse Prevention Council of Placer County (Kids First) and President of the Rotary Club of Roseville.  As a 20-year breast cancer survivor, she co-founded and currently chairs the Placer Breast Cancer Foundation, a non-profit organization raising $1.5 million in 2014 to fund breast cancer research at UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center. 

Carol has served on various City of Roseville committees and commissions over the past 23 years, including the Grants Advisory Commission, Public Utilities Commission, Blueprint Efficiency for Solar Technology Committee (BEST Homes), Roseville City Council from 2007-2016 and Mayor from 2014-2016.  Northern California Power Agency (NCPA) Board Member from 2008-2016 and Chair from 2014-2016. She was elected in 2016 and 2020 to serve on the Sierra Community College Board of Trustees and currently serves as Board Chair.

Carol has received numerous awards, including the 1997 Roseville Chamber of Commerce Athena Award. In 2008 she was recognized as one of Nabisco’s nationwide contest “Celebrating 100 Extraordinary Women”. She was the recipient of the North State Building Industry 2012 “Friend of Housing Award”  In addition, she was honored as the American Association of University Women’s 2016 “Women of Distinction Award”, recipient of the Northern California Power Agency’s (NCPA) 2016 “Public Power Award”, the Sacramento Metro Chamber’s 2015 “Peter McCuen Award” for Civic Entrepreneurs, and California State University Sacramento’s 2017 “Distinguished Alumni Award”.

Carol resides in Roseville with her husband of 40 years, Orlando, and they have two adult daughters and four grandchildren.