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Lynda P. Johnson,

Updated December 18, 2023

Lynda P. Johnson

Councilmember Lynda P. Johnson was elected to the City Council in April of 2022. She has been a resident of Cerritos since 1971.

Councilmember Johnson is a City liaison to the ABC Unified School District. She serves on the City's Los Angeles County Public Health Department and Senior Services/Senior Center committees. She is the Council's delegate to the California Contract Cities Association Board of Directors, the Southern California Association of Governments General Assembly and the Independent Cities Association Board of Directors. She is the City's alternate delegate to the California Joint Powers Insurance Authority Board of Directors, Los Angeles County Sanitation Districts Board of Directors (Districts 2, 3, 18 & 19) and Southeast Los Angeles County Workforce Development Board.

In 2023, Councilmember Johnson was appointed to the Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG) Community, Economic & Human Development Committee, representing the Gateway Cities Council of Governments (GCCOG). She received a California League of Cities presidential appointment and served on the 2023 Revenue and Taxation Policy Committee. Councilmember Johnson was appointed by the president of the League of Cities Los Angeles County Division as a representative on the Public Safety Committee for 2024. She serves on the Legislative Policy Committee for the California Contract Cities Association.

Councilmember Johnson served as a Governing Member of the ABC Unified School District Board of Education from 2011 through 2017.

A 37-year employee of the County of Los Angeles, Councilmember Johnson was a Paralegal with the L.A. County District Attorney's Office for 20 years. She also served as the Field Deputy to Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva. Currently, Councilmember Johnson serves as the Field Deputy to Los Angeles County Supervisor Janice Hahn.

Councilmember Johnson attended ABC Unified School District schools, including Patricia Nixon Elementary School, Haskell Junior High School and Artesia High School.

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