Felipe Delgado belongs to a multi-cultural family deeply rooted in the Irvine community. He originally moved to Irvine in 1969, just two streets away from the current location of the Irvine International Academy school site. He sees working on the IIA School Board as an opportunity to give back to the local community. Mr. Delgado has two children enrolled in Irvine International Academy which deepens his commitment to the success of the school.
Raised in an environment of strong family values, he graduated from Mater Dei High School in 1979. He is a passionate builder who mentors young adults to become positive members of society.
As a School Board member, he brings project management and execution skills developed over a 40+ year career working at Fluor Corporation. Recognized for exceptional technical and people skills he always holds himself to the highest standard of integrity.
Prior to joining the IIA School Board, he supported the school as an active parent, served as a member of the IIA Facilities Committee, supported the physical education program, joined the Adult Dragon Team, and helped recover a shipment of equipment worth $6,000 for the cultural education program that had been lost in transit.
Mr. Delgado speaks English and Spanish. His interests include Skiing, Basketball, Muay Thai, building model rockets, welding, residential and automotive repair. Never lets a day goes by without learning something new or passing on knowledge.