Two New Members Set to Join L.A. Metro Board


LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority's Board of Directors will have two new members when it meets today for the first time in 2021.

L.A. County Supervisor Holly J. Mitchell and Pomona Mayor Tim Sandoval will take their seats on the 14-member board that oversees the transit agency.

Mitchell replaces former Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas, who was elected to the L.A. City Council in November.

Sandoval replaces Duarte Councilman John Fasana, who retired at the end of 2020.

The two new members join Mayor Eric Garcetti and current board members: Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger, Los Angeles City Councilman Mike Bonin, Inglewood Mayor James Butts, Los Angeles Mayor-appointee Jacquelyn Dupont-Walker, Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia, Los Angeles County Supervisor Janice Hahn, Los Angeles City Councilman Paul Krekorian, Los Angeles County Supervisor Sheila Kuehl, Glendale City Councilman Ara Najarian, Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda Solis and Caltrans District 7 Director Tony Tavares.

Each member serves a four-year term and oversees a budget of more than $6 billion.

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