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.
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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.
2012-2013 Division Officers
President: Thurston "Smitty" Smith, council member, Hesperia, (760) 947-1018
First Vice President: Steven Hofbauer, mayor pro tem, Palmdale, (661) 267-5142
Division Director: Chip Holloway, mayor, Ridgecrest, cell (760) 608-3054
Past President: Bill Jahn, mayor, Big Bear Lake, cell (909) 709-4913
Division Secretary: Georgia Graham, Hesperia, (760) 947-1059