Desert Mountain

  • 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. 

    Apple Valley
    Big Bear Lake
    California City
    Mammoth Lakes
    Twentynine Palms
    Yucca Valley


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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.

    2018-2020 Division Officers

    Scott Nassif
    Mayor Pro Tem, Town of Apple Valley
    (760) 617-0941

    Vice President
    Randall Putz
    Mayor, City Big Bear Lake
    (909) 744-4073

    Division Director
    Steve Hofbauer
    Mayor, City of Palmdale
    (661) 609-7456

    Past President
    Steve Hofbauer
    Mayor, City of Palmdale
    (661) 609-7456

    Division Secretary
    Julie Ryan 
    Special Projects Manager, Town of Apple Valley
    (760) 240-7000 Ext 7055


    Senator Scott Wilk 21st District
    State Capitol, Room 4090
    Sacramento, CA 95814
    Phone: (916) 651-4021
    District office (661)729-6232


    Assembly Member Jay Obernolte 33rd District
    State Capitol Room 4116
    Sacramento CA 95814
    (916) 319-2933
    District office (760)244-5277

    Assemby Member Tom Lackey 36th District
    State Capitol, Room 4009
    Sacramento, CA 95814
    Phone: (916) 319-2036
    District Office (661) 267-7636

    Assembly Member Chad Mayes 42nd District
    State Capitol, Room 3104
    Sacramento, CA 95814
    Phone: (916) 319-2042
    District Office 7(60)346-6342


  • Desert Mountain Division Upcoming Events for 2019

    Division Meeting- Friday February 8th Palmdale
    Division Meeting- Friday April 26th Bishop
    Division Meeting- Friday June 21st Mammoth Lakes 
    Division Meeting- Friday August 16th Big Bear
    Division Meeting at Annual Conference Wednesday October 16 Long Beach
    Chimbole Award November TBD

    For more information please contact Division Secretary Jennifer Heim Jackson at

    or Laura Morales Regional Manager (909) 275-4110 or


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