Long Beach, CA
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File #: 18-1093    Version: Name: Mayor-Commission appointments
Type: Appointment Status: Approved
File created: 12/3/2018 In control: City Council
On agenda: 12/18/2018 Final action: 12/18/2018
Title: Recommendation to receive and approve Commission appointments to Non-Charter Commissions.
Attachments: 1. 121118-R-13sr.pdf, 2. 121818-R-14sr.pdf, 3. 121818-R-14 Revised.pdf
Recommendation to receive and approve Commission appointments to Non-Charter Commissions.


Board of Health & Human Services

Barbara Schwerin (CD 3) - At-Large -Interim Term through June 2020 (to fill Vacancy left by Christine Petit)

Barbara Schwerin is a 3rd District resident with three decades of experience in the legal field. Prior to retiring from Loyola Law School, Barbara spent many years designing development programs for communities experiencing health challenges. She is an active member of numerous health-related boards, including the Cancer Legal Resource Center and the Miller Children's and Women's Hospital, and has received several awards for work.

Commission on Youth & Families

Vivian Malauulu (CD 7) - At-Large - First Term through June 2020

A CD 7 resident, Vivian Malauulu was formerly involved with the Commission on Youth & Children for four years and helped restructure it. Vivian was an educator for twenty years and was the first Latina elected to the Long Beach Community College District Board of Trustees. She is also involved with the Greater Long Beach YMCA Early Education Program and several neighborhood groups.

Andrea Sulsona (CD 7) - At-Large - First Term through June 2020

Andrea Sulsona lives in the 2nd District and currently serves as the Executive Director for Early Childhood Education Programs for the YMCA of Greater Long Beach. She received a Master of Arts in Education from UCLA and has long been passionate about education equality and access, for children as well as adults. Andrea has extensive experience serving children and families in the fields of education and social work.

Dr. Charles Smith (CD 7) - At-Large - First Term through June 2020

Dr. Charles Smith is a CD 7 resident and an educational leader. Charles has worked for Los Angeles Unified School District for sixteen years and currently serves as the Principal of the NOW Academy, where he is committed to closing the achievemen...

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