LAFCO is composed of 9 members and 6 alternates. Commissioners are appointed to 4-year terms and until the appointment and qualification of a successor.





Voting MemberAlternate MemberAppointing Authority
County of Los Angeles
The Honorable
HILDA SOLIS

SUPERVISOR HILDA SOLIS


Supervisor Solis is the elected Supervisor for the County of Los Angeles 1st Supervisorial District. Supervisor Solis was first elected to the County Board of Supervisors in 2014. She was appointed to LAFCO by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors in 2019. Her current term expires on May 2, 2022.

(Term expires May 2, 2022)

The Honorable
KATHRYN BARGER

SUPERVISOR KATHRYN BARGER


Supervisor Barger is the elected Supervisor for the County of Los Angeles 5th Supervisorial District. Supervisor Barger was first elected to the County Board of Supervisors in 2016. She was appointed to LAFCO by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors in 2016. Her current term expired on May 4, 2020.

(Term expires May 4, 2020)

The Honorable
SHEILA KUEHL

SUPERVISOR SHEILA KUEHL


Supervisor Kuehl is the elected Supervisor for the County of Los Angeles 3rd Supervisorial District. Supervisor Kuehl was first elected to the County Board of Supervisors in 2014. She was appointed to LAFCO by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors in 2016. Her current term expired on May 3, 2021.

(Term expires May 3, 2021)
Appointed by the
Los Angeles County
Board of Supervisors
City of Los Angeles
The Honorable
DAVID RYU

COUNCILMEMBER DAVID RYU


Councilmember David Ryu is the elected Councilmember representing the 4th District on the City Council in the City of Los Angeles. Councilmember Ryu was first elected to the Los Angeles City Council in 2015. He was appointed to LAFCO by the president of the Los Angeles City Council in 2016. His current term expires on May 2, 2022.

(Term expires May 2, 2022)

VACANTAppointed by the
Council President
of the Los Angeles
City Council
Cities in Los Angeles County
The Honorable
MARGARET FINLAY

COUNCILMEMBER MARGARET FINLAY


Councilmember Finlay is an elected member of the City Council in the City of Duarte. She was first elected to the Duarte City Council in 1990. She was appointed to LAFCO by the City Selection Committee in 2015. Her current term expires on May 3, 2021.

(Term expires May 3, 2021)

The Honorable
JOHN MIRISCH

JOHN MIRISCH


Councilmember John A. Mirisch is an elected member of the City Council in the City of Beverly Hills. Councilmember Mirisch was first elected to the Beverly Hills City Council in 2009. He was appointed to LAFCO by the City Selection Committee in 2018. His current term expires on May 2, 2022.

(Term expires May 2, 2022)

The Honorable
JUDITH MITCHELL

COUNCILMEMBER JUDITH MITCHELL


Councilmember Mitchell is an elected member of the City Council in the City of Rolling Hills Estates. Councilmember Mitchell was first elected to the Rolling Hills Estates City Council in 1999. She was appointed to LAFCO by the City Selection Committee in 2005. Her current term expires on May 1, 2023.

(Term expires May 1, 2023)
Appointed by the
City Selection
Committee
Independent Special Districts
The Honorable
DONALD L. DEAR

DIRECTOR DONALD L.DEAR


Director Dear is an elected member for Division 5 on the Board of Directors of the West Basin Municipal Water District in the South Bay. Director Dear was first elected to the West Basin Municipal Water District Board of Directors in 2000, and previously served 18 years as Mayor and 9 years on the City Council of Gardena. He was appointed to LAFCO by the Independent Special District Selection Committee in 2004. His current term expires on May 4, 2020.
Director Dear currently serves as First Vice-Chair of LAFCO, a position to which he was originally elected by his colleague in 2011. His current term as First Vice Chair expires in September of 2019.

(Term expires May 4, 2020)

The Honorable
EDWARD G. GLADBACH

DIRECTOR EDWARD G. GLADBACH


Director Gladbach is currently a board member of the Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency, created by Senate Bill 634. Formerly Director Gladbach served on the board of the Castaic Lake Water Agency for 32 years. He was appointed to LAFCO by the Independent Special District Selection Committee in 2001. His current term expires May 2, 2022.
Mr. Gladbach currently serves as Chair of LAFCO, a position which he was originally elected by his colleagues in 2006.His current term as Chair expires in September of 2019.

(Term expires May 2, 2022)

VACANT

Appointed by the
Independent Special
Districts Selection
Committee

Independent Special Districts Selection Committee


The independent Special Districts Selection Committee is composed of representatives (members of Board of Directors) from each of the 53 independent special districts in the County of Los Angeles.

San Fernando Valley
MR. RICHARD CLOSE

MR.RICHARD CLOSE


Mr. Close is an attorney and partner with the law firm Cozen O’Conner in Santa Monica. He is a resident of Sherman Oaks in the San Fernando Valley. Mr. Close was appointed to LAFCO by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors in 1995. His current term expires on May 2, 2022.

(Term expires May 2, 2022)
MS. LORI BROGIN-FALLEY

MS.LORI BROGIN-FALLEY


Ms. Brogin-Falley is an attorney and Trust Administrator at PacFed Benefit Administrators in Glendale. She is a resident of Sherman Oaks in the San Fernando Valley. Ms.Brogin-Falley was appointed to LAFCO by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors in 2010. Her current term expires on May 2, 2022.

(Term expires May 2, 2022)

Appointed by the
Los Angeles County
Board of Supervisors


General Public
MR. GERARD McCALLUM

MR.GERARD McCALLUM


Mr.McCallum is Senior Project Manager with WMS Partners. He is a resident of View Park. Mr. McCallum was appointed to LAFCO by the other commissioners in 2011. His current term expires on May 1, 2023.
Mr.McCallum currently serves as Second Vice-Chair of LAFCO, a position to which he was appointed by his colleagues in 2014. His current term as Second Vice-Chair expires in September, 2019.

(Term expires May 1, 2023)
DAVID LESSER

DAVID LESSER


Mr.Lesser is an attorney who lives and works in Manhattan Beach. He formerly served two terms on the Manhattan Beach City Council. Mr. Lesser was appointed to LAFCO in 2019. His current term ends on May 4, 2020.

(Term expires May 4, 2020)
Elected by the other
eight regular members.