BOARDS & COMMISSIONS
Current Term of Service: March 28, 2016 – March 27, 2017
Appointment of members of these Citizen Boards and Commission is one of the important responsibilities of your Council. Tenure of service is limited to one (1) year with the provision that an individual may be reappointed annually up to a maximum of eight (8) years of consecutive service, excepting Youth Commission service, which is limited to a maximum of four (4) consecutive years. All Boards and Committees are non-compensatory.
Refer to “City Calendar” for full calendar of meetings.
If you are interested in serving on a City Board, Committee, or Commission, please fill out the Service Application Form. Every Application will be given careful consideration. However, there is no guarantee that all who apply will be appointed. Additionally, each application will be kept on file for a minimum of two (2) years or until the applicant is appointed, whichever occurs first. Once an applicant is appointed, his or her application becomes a permanent City Record.
Available for the current month online at City Calendar and by request from each department. For more information, call City Clerk’s office (626) 570-5090
ARTS AND CULTURAL EVENTS COMMITTEE
Consists of 5 members. Duties: Prepares an annual plan for the "Art in Public Places" program; recommends to the City Council the purchase of art work to be displayed on public property, support for the performing arts, and the purchase and improvement of real property to be used for the display of art work.
Regularly meets the third Wednesday of the month, City Hall Conference Room A, 7 p.m.
Staff Contact: Christopher Paulson, 626-570-5044.
District 1: Kristen Lau
District 2: Carla Pemberton
District 3: Karsen Luthi
District 4: Gregory Palm
District 5: Julian Reyes
CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION & BOARD OF APPEALS
Consists of 5 members. Duties: Conducts hearings and renders decisions on all quasi-judicial and other general matters assigned to it; functions as the City's Civil Service Commission.
Meets as needed.
Staff Contact: Lauren Myles, 626-570-5012.
District 1: Margaret Whelan
District 2: David Delgado
District 3: Lee Lieberg
District 4: Michael Placido
District 5: Magdalena Ocampo
DESIGN REVIEW BOARD
Consists of 5 members. Duties: Has design control over all commercial, industrial and residential planned development
permits reviewed by the Planning Commission; reviews uniform sign plans for all multi-tenant buildings. Acts as a consulting board to the City Council with respect to design control and signage matters.
Meets second & fourth Tuesday each month in City Hall Conference Room A, 7:30 p.m.
Staff Contact: Yvonne Barrios, 626-570-5035
District 1: Wing Ho
District 2: Ricardo Sanchez
District 3: Nora Hernandez
District 4: Steven Chen
District 5: Daniel Amaya-Freire
Consists of 5 members. Duties: Participates in an advisory role to develop City initiatives related to energy and resources
conservation, protecting the environment and reducing greenhouse gas emissions, and saving energy-related costs to the City.
Meets the second Thursday of January, March, May, July, September & November, or as designated.
Location: City Hall - Conference Room A, 7 p.m. Staff Contact: Paolo Kespradit, 626-570-5011.
District 1: Joseph Fong
District 2: John Vuong
District 3: Daniel Lewis
District 4: Lillian De Loza-Gutierrez
District 5: Kim Luu
HCDA CITIZEN ADVISORY COMMITTEE (HCDA)
Consists of 10 members. Duties: Participates in an advisory role in planning, implementing and assessing the City's community development program.
Meets first Tuesday of the month, City Hall Conference Room A, 7:00 p.m.
Staff Contact: Jessica Keating, 626-570-5011.
District 1: Steven J. Cosci, Mark Lee
District 2: Carolyn Ortiz, Octavio Casado
District 3: Todd Sakamoto, Nickie Chan
District 4: Daniel Perez, Marcos Sayon
District 5: Lupe Ramos, Maria Conchita Banuelos
BOARD OF LIBRARY TRUSTEES
Consists of 5 members. Manages the City's public library system pursuant to the provisions of general law and the Alhambra City Charter.
Meets second Tuesday of the month in the Library Director's Office-Main Branch at 6 p.m.
Staff Contact: Carmen Hernandez, 626-570-5079.
District 1: Kerry Situ
District 2: Antoinette Rodriguez
District 3: Betty Hanson
District 4: Gary Frueholz
District 5: Vacant
PARKS & RECREATION COMMISSION
Consists of 10 members. Duties: Acts as a consulting/advisory board to the City Council; makes recommendations in an advisory capacity on matters pertaining to recreation, and such subjects related to the orderly and consistent development of parks and recreation.
Meets first Thursday of the month at Joslyn Center at 7 p.m. Staff Contact: Maria Fregoso, 626-570-5045.
District 1: Vacant, Donald Mumford
District 2: Bella Flowers, Frank Bodeman
District 3: Glenn Barnett, Anthony Seto
District 4: Maurice Norrington, Gary Guevara
District 5: Vacant, Veronica Martinez
Consists of 10 members. Duties: Acts as a consulting and advisory board to the City Council with respect to zoning and planning matters.
Meets the first and third Monday of each month at City Hall, 7:00 p.m.
Staff Contact: Yvonne Barrios, 626-570-5035.
District 1: Mary Louise Bunker, Gary T.K. Tse
District 2: Shawn Chavira, Debra Garcia
District 3: Owen Guenthard, Steve Huang
District 4: Thomas Maloney, Tom Berge Jr.
District 5: Suzi Dunkel-Soto, Ross Maza
SUCCESSOR AGENCY OVERSIGHT BOARD TO THE ALHAMBRA REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY
Consists of 7 members. Duties: Charged with the authority to pay enforceable obligations and administer the dissolution and wind-down of the former Redevelopment Agency.
Meets on the second and fourth Wednesday of the month at 2 p.m. in the City Hall Council Chambers.
Staff Contact: Tara Schultz, 626-570-5095.
1. Mark Paulson, Chairman & Representative, San Gabriel Valley Municipal Water District
2. Maria Murray, Representative of City of Alhambra
3. Owen Guenthard, Representative of Los Angeles County
4. James Funk, Representative of City of Alhambra
5. Adele Andrade-Stadler, Representative of Alhambra Unified School District
7. Richard Verches, Representative of Community College Board
Consists of 10 members. Duties: Acts as a consulting and advisory board to the City Council with respect to traffic and transportation matters.
Meets second Wednesday every other month in the City Hall Conference Room, 7 p.m.
Staff Contact: Mary Chavez, 626-570-5067.
District 1: Antonio Chavira Jr., Gwen Chen
District 2: Adriel Sanders, Steven Placido
District 3: Vacant, Scott Chan
District 4: Joseph Malcor, Lucy Banuelos
District 5: Vacant, Darin Eng
Consists of 15 members. Duties: Acts as an advisory board to the City Council related to matters pertaining to the activities or needs of youth in the city.
Meets second Tuesday of the month in the Civic Center Library Board Room, 6 p.m. Staff Contact: Martin Ray, 626-570-5044.
District 1: Sophia Garcia, Anthony Hu, Ambar Gutierrez
District 2: Belinda Olmeda, James Salazar, Vacant
District 3: Vacant, Tracy Duong, Sophia Olmeda
District 4: Elisa Jimenez, Maple Duong, Madeline Placido
District 5: Kenny Yeung, Nataly Aviles, Michelle Pham