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AVAQMD Governing Board, Chair

Marvin Crist, Vice Mayor - City of Lancaster

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Marvin "Marv" Crist was born and raised in the Antelope Valley. He studied business at Antelope Valley College. A former firefighter, he now owns his own insurance brokerage and participates in a wide variety of local organizations.

Crist is the President of the Antelope Valley Sheriff Boosters, Co-Chairman of Thunder on the Lot, Director of Kids’ Charities of the Antelope Valley, Co-Chairman of the Fallen Heroes Ride, Co-Chairman of the Animal House Kiwanis Junior Livestock Auction, Co-Chairman of the Hank Hunter “After the Fair” Barbeque and Co-Chairman of 21st Century for Kids. He is also a member of the AVC Golf Tournament Committee and Lancaster West Rotary. In 2005, he was named Volunteer of the Year for Desert Christian Schools, and in 2007, he was named Lancaster Sheriff’s Booster of the Year.

Marv has been married for 23 years. His son, Ryan, attends California State University at San Luis Obispo.