The Desert Mountain Division includes cities in Inyo, Kern, Los Angeles, Mono and San Bernardino counties, and provides members with the opportunity to exchange ideas and information and share the advantages of cooperative advocacy.
Big Bear Lake
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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 League policy through representation on:
The League board of directors;
The Annual Conference Resolution Committee; and
The Annual Conference Program Committee.
2013-2014 Division Officers
Thurston "Smitty" Smith
Council Member, City of Hesperia
Cell: (760) 947-1018
First Vice President
Mayor Pro Tem, City of Palmdale
Cell: (661) 267-5142
Mayor, City of Ridgecrest
Cell: (760) 608-3054
Mayor, City of Big Bear Lake
Cell: (909) 709-4913
City of Hesperia
Work: (760) 947-1059