Christopher A. Esther is a policy and planning analyst who focuses on jurisdictional land use and government policy as it relates to the facilitation of entitlement projects. He is a graduate of California State University, Stanislaus, where he received a B.A. in political science and an M.P.A. (Master of Public Administration). A Stanislaus County native, he is active in the community and is currently chairman of the Waterford Planning Commission. He served as a member of the Parks and Recreation Commission and Youth Programs.