Olivia Garcia was appointed Regional Director of the Los Angeles Regional Office (Region 21) in 2011. Ms. Garcia began her NLRB career in 1982 in the Fort Worth Regional Office (Region 16). She served as a Field Attorney in the Fort Worth, Los Angeles (Region 31), Newark (Region 22) and Oakland (Region 32) Regional Offices and the Houston Resident Office until 2000 when she was appointed Resident Officer in the San Antonio Resident Office. In 2003, she became a Supervisory Field Attorney in the San Francisco Regional Office (Region 20). She served in that capacity until 2004 when she was appointed Deputy Regional Attorney in 2005.
Ms. Garcia received her undergraduate degree from the University of Texas at El Paso and her J.D. degree from the J Reuben Clark Law School, Brigham Young University.