Who is John Briscoe?

Dedicated Educator


The Honorable John Briscoe, is an elected and reelected Trustee to the Ocean View School District, a seat he first won in 2006. Mr. Briscoe is well educated with two advanced degrees. He has earned his M.B.A. from Claremont Graduate University, Peter Drucker School of Business, and his M.P.A. from CSULB California State University at Long Beach, School of Public Policy. He also possesses two undergraduate BA degrees in Psychology and Speech Communication, and was awarded his Certificate of Honors at graduation from CSULB.


John Briscoe is a management expert having held senior-level positions at major US corporations including Kraft/General Foods Inc., Mars Inc., The Hain-Celestial Group Inc., and Keebler/Bakeline Inc. During his tenure at these world class organizations John was able to increase revenue and profit while maintaining a nurturing and stable work environment for the employees. Subsequent to his corporate roles he earned State of California license recognition as a Broker and opened his business in partnership with is wife in 1991. Debbie and John have served their clients faithfully since then in all matters related to real property asset management through Crestwave Property Management.


Sixth Generation Californian


John Briscoe is a sixth generation Californian with even more distant family roots to Baja California and Mexico. Two of his grandparents were immigrants to the US. John was born in Altadena, CA and his wife Debbie is a native of Escondido, CA where both of her parents were born in the early 1900’s. John and Debbie have one son Tyler, age 21 and a student at Vanguard University of Southern California. John comes from a long line of public servant family members with his great grandfather elected to Compton City Council and his grandfather serving two terms as Trustee on the Pasadena City College Board. John is proud to continue the family tradition of volunteer elected public service.


Exciting Extracurriculars


John is an active member of the community that elected him having served as a PTA volunteer, AYSO Soccer, Little League, School Site Council, and Grace Church worker. He is an Eagle Scout, Boy Scout Troop leader, and member of Rotary International, LA-5 El Rodeo. John has worked relentlessly to instill patriotism and flag education in our schools as well as the display of our National Motto, In God We Trust.