Michael San Nicolas
Democrat candidate for congressional delegate
Senator Michael San Nicolas is in his third term as Senator in the Guam Legislature. He is Chairman of the Legislature's Committee on General Government Operations and Federal, Foreign and Regional Affairs. His paternal grandparents are Enrique Santos San Nicolas (1904–1971), who served in the Guam Congress, and Francesca Flores Borja San Nicolas (1917–2013) of Talofofo and maternal grandparents are former Speaker of the Guam Legislature Franklin Joseph Arceo Quitugua (1933-2015) and Julia Siguenza Quitugua (1933–2013) of Chalan Pago, Guam. He is also the great grandson of Ignacio Perez Quitugua (1909-1973), who served in the 1st to 9th Guam Legislatures.
San Nicolas attended Father Dueñas Memorial School, John F. Kennedy High School, and Southern High School. San Nicolas met his future wife, Kathryn Santos Ko, while he attended John F. Kennedy High School. San Nicolas graduated from Southern High School in 1998. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Guam.
In 2006, San Nicolas completed the management training program at the Bank of Guam, where he later worked as an investment advisor and rose to Assistant Vice President.
He and wife Kathryn Santos Ko, whom he married in 2005, have two children: Kaleb Michael San Nicolas and Katelyn Rose (Keke) San Nicolas. In 2009, San Nicolas wrote a book dedicated to his son, Kaleb, titled A Father's Hand, Lessons for Life from Father to Son.
Senator San Nicolas has focused his work as Senator on fiscal responsibility and advocating for a more efficient government.