The South San Joaquin Valley Division includes 37 cities in Madera, Fresno, Tulare, Kings and Kern 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;
- Policy committees;
- The Annual Conference Resolution Committee; and
- The Annual Conference Program Committee.
President: David Ayers, Council Member, Hanford
1st Vice President: Derek Robinson, Council Member, Madera
2nd Vice President: Liz Morris, Council member, Delano
Past President: Daniel Parra, Council Member, Fowler
Division Director: Craig Vejvoda, Council Member, Tulare
Fresno County Representative: Esmeralda Soria, Council Member, Fresno
Tulare County Representative: Kuldip Thusu, Council Member, Dinuba
Kings County Representative: Eddie Neal, Council Member, Leemore
Kern County Representative: Willie Rivera, Council member, Bakersfield