As a longtime resident of Huntington Beach, Erik Peterson has seen the city grow and flourish. Elected to the city council in fall 2014, he wants to keep Huntington Beach one of the best places to live. Erik and his wife Brandi have two sons and plan to retire in Huntington Beach some day. In 2005, Erik opened his own company in the interconnect/networking industry and made Huntington Beach its central location with a small branch office in San Diego.
Erik has given back to our country and our community. In 1991, he joined the Marine Corps where he served for five years and received an Honorable Discharge. Locally he has serviced by volunteering as a Scoutmaster, as a former Huntington Beach Finance Board Member, a former Design/Review Board Member, and a former Huntington Beach Planning Commissioner.
As a Council Member, Erik serves as the liaison for the Design Review Board, 4th of July Executive Board, Wintersburg Task Force, Communications Committee, Downtown Task Force, School district/City Meeting, California Coastal Coalition Board, Visit Huntington Beach, and Orange County Sanitation District.
The Huntington Beach Fire Department conducts free home fire safety inspections for seniors. You can also get a free smoke detector with a 10 year battery and carbon monoxide detector installed. This free service is provided by Project SHIP senior home inspection program volunteers. You can schedule an appointment online or call 714-374-1615.