The Orange County Division includes cities in Orange County and provides its Membership with the opportunity to exchange ideas and information and share the advantages of cooperative advocacy. Non-member cities are indicated with *.
Rancho Santa Margarita*
San Juan Capistrano
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The Orange County Division is governed by a 14-member Board of Directors under the Leadership of a Division President. City elected officials, city managers and professional city staff attend the Division’s quarterly General Membership meetings to get briefed on statewide issues impacting the local government sector.
These meetings rotate regionally throughout Orange County, and have included high-level speakers discussing issues germane to local government include the State Legislative Analyst Mac Taylor, State Controller John Chiang, State Senators and Assembly Members.
The Orange County Division's General Membership meetings also provide attendees an opportunity to share and discuss strategies they are implementing in their communities for the purpose of increased regional collaboration, and strengthen cities' collective voice for increased advocacy in the State Capitol.
Division Members also participate in the development of statewide League policy through direct representation on the following:
League Board of Directors;
Policy Committees covering eight subject areas;
Annual Conference Resolution Committee; and
The Annual Conference Program Committee.
The Division is directly managed by Public Affairs Regional Manager Tony Cardenas, who is based locally in Orange County for the purpose of providing the Membership direct access to the League of California Cities and its statewide assets. If you need to contact Tony directly, please call (714) 766-9290, or email firstname.lastname@example.org
2014-2015 Orange County Division Board of Directors
President - Scott Nelson, Mayor, Placentia
First Vice President - Brett Murdock, Mayor, Brea
Second Vice President - John Taylor, Council Member, San Juan Capistrano
State League Director - Scott Nelson, Mayor, Placentia
Large City Representative - Rhonda Reardon, Council Member, Mission Viejo
Large City Representative - Joe Carchio, Council Member, Huntington Beach
Large City Representative - Michelle Martinez, Council Member, Santa Ana
First District Representative - Steve Nagel, Council Member, Fountain Valley
Second District Representative - Steve Hwangbo, Council Member, La Palma
Third District Representative - Beth Krom, Council Member, Irvine
Fourth District Representative - Elizabeth Swift, Council Member, Buena Park
Fifth District Representative - Lisa Bartlett, Council Member, Dana Point
City Manager Representative - Pending appointment
Past President - Keith Curry, Mayor, Newport Beach
2014 Division Policy Committee Representatives
Coming soon, pending Division Presidential appointments.