Jason Simmons grew up in San Marcos, attending elementary, junior high and high school here in San Marcos. After graduating from UC Irvine and living in Orange County for 13 years with his amazing wife, he moved his family back to San Marcos in 2005. An avid snowboarder, watersports enthusiast, Jason can most often be found hiking San Marcos trails or playing soccer at Bradley park. Jason has been in the land planning and development industry for 20 years serving clients and developing projects within the family business that he runs with his brother and father.
Jason has also been involved in 15+ startup companies in the last 2 decades, across a broad spectrum of industries and businesses including, entertainment venues, restaurants, internet development, magazines and mixed media marketing. His latest passion projects include Edenpark in San Marcos, a lifestyle and recreation hub, and the Waco Surf Resort in Texas, redefining hospitality.
Jason also serves on the Board of Directors for the Boys and Girls Club of San Marcos and the Cal State University San Marcos Foundation. He was also a founding member of San Marcos United Soccer Club, along with involvement in the SM Youth Sports Council, Casa De Amparo and TERi Inc.
Mr. Simmons brings his forward planning skills and business development contacts to further the mission and vision of the Friends of San Marcos Parks and Recreation and strengthen the recreation opportunities for all in San Marcos.