The Los Angeles County Division is made up of 86 cities within Los Angeles County and provides members with the opportunity to exchange ideas and information and share the advantages of cooperative advocacy. It includes more than 11 million people, stretches 4,500 square miles — making it one of the nation's largest counties — and is led by more than 550 elected officials.


Division Cities

  • Agoura Hills
  • Alhambra
  • Arcadia
  • Artesia
  • Avalon
  • Azusa
  • Baldwin Park
  • Bell
  • Bell Gardens
  • Bellflower
  • Beverly Hills
  • Bradbury
  • Burbank
  • Calabasas
  • Carson
  • Cerritos
  • Claremont
  • Commerce
  • Compton
  • Covina
  • Cudahy
  • Culver City
  • Diamond Bar
  • Downey
  • Duarte
  • El Monte
  • El Segundo
  • Gardena
  • Glendale

  • Glendora
  • Hawaiian Gardens
  • Hawthorne
  • Hermosa Beach
  • Hidden Hills
  • Huntington Park
  • Industry
  • Inglewood
  • Irwindale
  • La Canada Flintridge
  • La Habra Heights
  • La Mirada
  • La Puente
  • La Verne
  • Lakewood
  • Lawndale
  • Lomita
  • Long Beach
  • Los Angeles
  • Lynwood
  • Malibu
  • Manhattan Beach
  • Maywood
  • Monrovia
  • Montebello
  • Monterey Park
  • Norwalk
  • Palos Verdes Estates
  • Paramount

  • Pasadena
  • Pico Rivera
  • Pomona
  • Rancho Palos Verdes
  • Redondo Beach*
  • Rolling Hills
  • Rolling Hills Estates
  • Rosemead
  • San Dimas
  • San Fernando
  • San Gabriel
  • San Marino
  • Santa Clarita
  • Santa Fe Springs
  • Santa Monica
  • Sierra Madre
  • Signal Hill
  • South El Monte
  • South Gate
  • South Pasadena
  • Temple City
  • Torrance*
  • Vernon
  • Walnut
  • West Covina
  • West Hollywood
  • Westlake Village
  • Whittier

*Nonmember city

Division Officers/ Members

The division is guided by an executive committee under the leadership of a division president. Elected city officials and professional city staff attend division meetings throughout the year to share what they are doing and advocate for their interests in Sacramento. Division members also participate in the development of Cal Cities policy through representation on:

  • The Cal Cities Board of Directors;
  • Policy committees;

Division Officers

President - Bea Dieringer, Council Member, Rolling Hills
Vice President - Ariel Pe, Mayor, Lakewood
Secretary/Treasurer - Michael Cao, Council Member, Arcadia
Board Director - James R. Bozajian, Council Member, Calabasas
Past President - Andrew Chou, Mayor, Diamond Bar
Regional Director - Arroyo Verdugo JPA: Konstantine Anthony, Mayor, Burbank
Regional Director - Gateway Cities COG: Brenda Olmos, Council Member, Paramount
Regional Director - Las Virgenes-Malibu COG: Laura McCorkindale, Council Member, Hidden Hills
Regional Director - San Fernando Valley COG: Marsha McLean, Council Member, Santa Clarita
Regional Director - San Gabriel Valley COG: Margaret Clark, Council Member, Rosemead
Regional Director - South Bay Cities COG: Britt Huff, Mayor, Rolling Hills Estates
Regional Director - Westside Cities COG: Göran Eriksson, Council Member, Culver City  
Regional Director - City of Los Angeles: John Wickham, Chief Legislative Analyst, Los Angeles
County Boards, Commissions, and Task Forces
The Division serves as the appointing authority for a number of Los Angeles County boards, commissions, and task forces including:

  • Commission on Alcohol & Other Drugs
  • Commission on Local Governmental Services
  • Countywide Criminal Justice Coordination Committee
  • Emergency Medical Services Commission
  • Los Angeles County Metropolitan Authority Technical Advisory Committee
  • Solid Waste Management Committee/Integrated Waste Management Task Force
Legislative Advocacy

2023 Legislative Platform

The Los Angeles County Division (Division) recognizes the need for an active and timely county, state, and federal advocacy program to protect the interest of cities throughout Los Angeles County. As a subunit of the League of California Cities (Cal Cities), the Division relies on Cal Cities’ Summary of Existing Policy and Guiding Principles as the primary tool for a focused advocacy strategy for the Division’s Board of Directors and staff.

The Division’s Legislative Platform is intended to help direct staff, in consultation with the Division President and Vice President, to act on a time-sensitive issue when the Division’s Executive board is unable to meet. The Legislative Platform is not exhaustive of all issue areas of relevance to the Division and is not intended to supplant the deliberative role and actions of the Division’s Legislative Committee.

Ballot Measures

The Taxpayer Protection and Government Accountability Act Initiative No. 21-0042A1
Limits voters’ input, adopts new and stricter rules for raising taxes and fees, and makes it more difficult to hold state and local law violators accountable. 
Division Position: Oppose
Status: Qualified for November 2024 Ballot

Budget Requests

Support $3 billion in ongoing funding to increase housing supply and reduce homelessness.

Safeguard local revenues and supporting local fiscal sustainability.

Repay nearly $1 billion in state-mandated program costs owed to local governments. 

Restore FY 23-24 State Transportation Funding to honor and restore previously committed transportation funding for Intercity Rail Capital Programs, Active Transportation, Safety Grade Separations and the State Highway Account.


SB 251 (Newman) Political Reform Act of 1974: elected officers: conflicts of interest. Prohibits an elected officer from employment by any other elected officer with the same constituency, except if the elected officer first began their employment by the other elected officer with the same constituency on or before December 31, 2023. The bill would not apply to statewide elected officers.
Division Position: Oppose

SB 411 (Portantino) Open meetings: teleconferences: neighborhood councils. As amended 4/24/23. Currently limits teleconference capability to Neighborhood Councils in the City of Los Angeles and should be amended back to its introduced language allowing appointed bodies to teleconference meetings without having to notice and make publicly accessible each teleconference location.
Division Position: Support if Amended

SB 423 (Wiener) Land use: streamlined housing approvals: multifamily housing developmentsExpands SB 35 (Chapter 366, Statutes of 2017) provisions and eliminates the January 1, 2026 sunset date, permanently requiring cities to ministerially approve certain housing projects without public input or environmental review.
Division Position: Oppose         

SB 537 (Becker) Open Meetings: multijurisdictional, cross-county agencies: teleconferences. As amended 4/24/23. Currently limits members of multijurisdictional bodies to participate remotely only if the meeting location is more than 40 miles (one-way) from their home, among other limitations.  The bill should be amended back to its original language to allow appointed bodies of a multijurisdictional agency to teleconference meetings without having to notice and make publicly accessible each teleconference location.
Division Position: Support if Amended

AB 557 (Hart) Open Meetings: local agencies: teleconferences. Eliminates the January 1, 2024, sunset on the provisions of the Brown Act that provided additional flexibility for local agencies looking to meet remotely during an emergency while still maintaining public access and transparency under AB 361 (R. Rivas, 2021). The bill would also extend the renewal period for resolutions declaring the use of AB 361 to 45 days (up from 30 days). By doing so AB 557 would provide accommodation for those agencies regularly meeting on a fixed date every month.
Division Position: Support 

SB 602 (Archuleta) Trespass. Extends the effective duration of Letters of Agency from 30 days to 12 months and the operative timeframe of trespass authorization letters from 12 months to 3 years for the purpose of removing graffiti and mitigating other public nuisances on private property visible from public rights of way.
Division Position: Support

AB 817 (Pacheco) Local government: open meetings. Provides a narrow exemption under the Ralph M. Brown Act for non-decision-making legislative bodies currently governed by Act, such as advisory bodies and commissions, to participate in two-way virtual teleconferencing without posting physical location of members.
Division Position: Support

AB 1379 (Papan) Open Meetings: local agencies: teleconference. As amended 3/23/23. Requires a legislative body electing to use teleconferencing to post agendas at a singular designated physical meeting location rather than at all teleconference locations. Allows quorum to be established by remote participation, at the designated physical location, or at both the designated physical meeting location and remotely. Also requires the legislative body to have at least 2 meetings per year in which the legislative body’s members are in person at a singular designated physical meeting location.
Division Position: Support 

AB 1484 (Zbur) Temporary public employees. As amended 3/28/23. Requires inclusion of temporary employees in the same bargaining unit as permanent employees and that the wages, hours, plus terms of condition of employment for both temporary and permanent employees must be bargained together in a single memorandum of understanding. 
Division Position: Oppose

AB 1708 (Muratsuchi) Theft. With voter approval, would require a person convicted of petty theft or shoplifting, if the person has two or more prior convictions for specified retail theft-related offenses, to be punished by imprisonment in the county jail for up to one year. Additionally, this measure would offer pre-plea diversion opportunities.
Division Position: Support

Contact Your Lawmaker
2512 Artesia Blvd., Suite 320
Redondo Beach, CA 90278
Phone: (310) 318-6994
12501 Imperial Hwy., Suite 110
Norwalk, CA 90650
Phone: (562) 406-1001

Senator Steven Bradford (District 35)
1 Manchester Boulevard, Suite 600
Inglewood, CA 90301
Phone: (310) 412-6120

Los Angeles, CA 90026
Phone: (213) 483-9300

Senator Lena A. Gonzalez (District 33)
3939 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 107
Long Beach, CA 90807
Phone: (562) 256-7921
Senator Robert M. Hertzberg (District 18)
6150 Van Nuys Blvd., Suite 400
Van Nuys, CA 91401

Phone: (818) 901-5588

700 Exposition Park Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90037

Phone: (213) 745-6656


101 West Mission Boulevard, Suite 111
Pomona, CA 91766
Phone: (909) 469-1110
Senator Josh Newman (District 29)
203 N. Harbor Boulevard
Fullerton, CA 92832
Phone: (714) 525-2342

Senator Anthony Portantino (District 25)
601 East Glenoaks, Suite 210
Glendale, CA 91207
Phone: (818) 409-0400

Senator Susan Rubio (District 22)
100 South Vincent Avenue, Suite 401
West Covina, CA 91790
Phone: (626) 430-2499

Senator Henry Stern (District 27)
5016 North Parkway Calabasas, Suite 222
Calabasas, CA 91302
Phone: (818) 876-3352

Senator Scott Wilk (District 21)
848 West Lancaster Blvd., Suite 101
Lancaster, CA 93534
Phone: (661) 729-6232
Santa Monica, CA 90405

Phone: (310) 450-0041

Assembly Member Isaac Bryan (District 54)
5601 W. Slauson Avenue, Suite 200
Culver City, CA 90230

Phone: (310) 641-5410


Assembly Member Lisa Calderon (District 57)
13181 Crossroads Parkway, Suite 160
City of Industry, CA 91746
Phone: (562) 692-5858

2512 Artesia Blvd., Suite 320
Redondo Beach, CA 90278
Phone: (310) 318-6994
Brea, CA 92821

Phone: (714) 529-5502

Assembly Member Mike Fong (District 49)
1255 Corporate Center Drive, Suite 216
Monterey Park, CA 91754

Phone: (323) 264-4949


Assembly Member Laura Friedman (District 43)
300 East Magnolia Blvd., Suite 504
Burbank, CA 91502
Phone: (818) 558-3043
Assembly Member Jesse Gabriel (District 45)
20750 Ventura Boulevard, Suite 101
Woodland Hills, CA 91364
Phone: (818) 364-4521

Assembly Member Cristina Garcia (District 58)
8255 Firestone Blvd., Suite 203
Downey, CA 90241
Phone: (562) 861-5803

Assembly Member Mike A. Gipson (District 64)
879 W. 190th Street, Suite 920
Gardena, CA 90248
Phone: (310) 324-6408

Assembly Member Chris Holden (District 41)
600 Rosemead Blvd., Suite 117
Pasadena, CA 91107
Phone: (626) 351-1917
Assembly Member Jacqui Irwin (District 44)
2301 East Daily Drive, Suite 200
Camarillo, CA 93010
Phone: (805) 482-1904

Los Angeles, CA 90037
Phone: (213) 744-2111

Assembly Member Tom Lackey (District 36)
41301 12th Street West, Suite F
Palmdale, CA 93551
Phone: (661) 267-7636

Assembly Member Al Muratsuchi (District 66)
3424 W. Carson Street, Suite 450
Torrance, CA 90503
Phone: (310) 375-0691

Assembly Member Adrin Nazarian (District 46)
6150 Van Nuys Blvd., Suite 300
Van Nuys, CA 91401
Phone: (818) 376-4246

Assembly Member Patrick O'Donnell (District 70)
5000 E. Spring Street, Suite 550
Long Beach, CA 90815
Phone: (562) 429-0470

Assembly Member Anthony Rendon (District 63)
4909 Lakewood Boulevard, Suite 400
Lakewood, CA 90712
Phone: (562) 529-3250

Assembly Member Luz Rivas (District 39)
9300 Laurel Canyon Blvd., First Floor
Arleta, CA 91331
Phone (818) 504-3911

Chino, CA 91710
Phone: (909) 902-9606

Assembly Member Blanca E. Rubio (District 48)
100 North Barranca Street, Suite 895
West Covina, CA 91791
Phone: (626) 960-4457

Los Angeles, CA 90013
Phone: (213) 620-4646
Valencia, CA 91355

Phone: (661) 286-1565

VACANT (District 62)

Strategic Priorities

The Division's Board of Directors meet every fall to review the previous year’s accomplishments and adopt strategic goals for the following year.

The Board of Directors identified these Division Strategic Priorities for 2023:

  • Support legislation, policies, funding and other resources that would improve public safety and address law enforcement challenges.
  • Support adequate funding and other resources to increase the supply of affordable housing and its required infrastructure.
  • Advocate for direct funding and other resources to address homelessness.
  • Support legislation and policies that protect and preserve local decision-making authority over land use, housing, and other matters traditionally reserved for cities. Oppose unfunded mandates and seek funding for prior unfunded mandates.

The Board of Directors also identified Long Range Strategic Priorities:

  • Outreach to federal, state and county representatives, specifically newly-elected and those officials in leadership.
  • Encourage Los Angeles County Division city officials to apply for Cal Cities’ leadership positions and other related committee appointments to reflect the region’s population and influence.
  • Provide educational and training opportunities for Los Angeles County Division city officials on effective legislative outreach and advocacy.
  • Communicate and share value of Cal Cities and Division resources.
Division Scorecard
The Division established its Legislative Scorecard in 2011 to communicate information about legislative votes and their specific impacts to local government. The Scorecard is a way for city officials to assess Los Angeles-area legislators on key local government issues, including local control, local revenue, and municipal public policy.
Division Sponsors
Southern CA Edison
Primary 1989 Highest Resolution

Division Meetings / Events


About Division Meetings
The Los Angeles County Division holds general membership meetings at various times throughout the year. All General Membership meetings begin with a reception at 6 PM, followed by the meeting unless otherwise noted.

Additional Division events include the Countywide City Managers Meeting, the Annual Installation Ceremony & Dinner, a Division meeting at the Annual Conference, and the All Cities Holiday Reception. Additional trainings and briefings are held as needed.
Upcoming Division Meetings

Wednesday, September 20, 2023
11:30 a.m.-1:15 p.m.
Division Lunch during Annual Conference & Expo
Register HERE

Wednesday, December 13, 2023
6:00-8:30 p.m.
All Cities Holiday Reception
California Club, Los Angeles
Registration Coming Soon

Please note that all event cancellations must be received at least 72 hours prior to any Los Angeles County Division event. "No shows" will be charged the attendance fee. You may e-mail or call Division staff to cancel your attendance.

Division Newsletter

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Contact Staff

Quan, Jennifer
Jennifer Quan
Regional Public Affairs Manager, Los Angeles County Division
(626) 786-5142

Guerrero, Kristine
Kristine Guerrero
Regional Public Affairs Manager/Los Angeles County Division Legislative Director
(626) 716-0076

Kiernan, Jeff
Jeff Kiernan
Regional Public Affairs Manager, Los Angeles County Division
(310) 630-7505

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