Mowles Begins Term as New Mayor of La Mirada E-mail
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Friday, 28 March 2014 17:35

Larry Mowles was selected to serve as Mayor of La Mirada at Tuesday’s City Council meeting.  Pauline Deal was selected to serve as Mayor Pro Tem Photo Tony Aiello

La Mirada~The La Mirada City Council selected Larry Mowles to serve as Mayor at Tuesday’s City Council meeting.  Councilmember Pauline Deal was selected to serve as Mayor Pro Tem.  The Mayor and Mayor Pro Tem each serve one-year terms and are elected by the City Council.

Mayor Mowles has served on the City Council since 2011.  He has been a resident of La Mirada for more than 35 years and works in the insurance industry.  This will be his first term as Mayor.

Prior to serving on the City Council, Mayor Mowles served on the Planning Commission from 2009-2011.  He also served on the Public Safety Commission from 2007-2009, and the Community Services Commission from 2000-2007.

Mayor Mowles is a founding member and Past President of the La Mirada Community Foundation where he served from 1999-2007.  During this time, he was responsible for the operation of the “4 La Mirada Kids” Community Carnival, which raises funds for youth programs and community organizations.

Mayor Pro Tem Deal was first appointed to the City Council in 2011 and re-elected in 2013.  She has been a resident of La Mirada since 1980 and serves as the Assistant Controller for an area business.

Prior to serving on the City Council, Mayor Pro Tem Deal was elected to the Norwalk-La Mirada Unified School District Board of Education four consecutive times, serving from 1995-2011.  She twice served as President of the School Board in 1999 and 2006.  She also served on the Southeast Regional Occupation Program (R.O.P.) Board for four years.

Mayor Pro Tem Deal has been active locally in youth sports leagues, where she served as the Treasurer/Board Member and Coach for the La Mirada Girls Softball Association for seven years.  She has also been active with the Parent Teachers Association for the past 26 years, where she has served in several capacities, including as Auditor for the Norwalk-La Mirada Council of PTA’s and President. 

The La Mirada City Council. [l to r]Councilmember Andrew Sarega, Mayor Pro Tem Pauline Deal, Mayor Larry Mowles, Councilmembers Steve De Ruse and Steve Jones Photo City Services

Also serving on the City Council are Steve De Ruse, Steve Jones, and Andrew Sarega.

 
 

 

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