Adding a powerful local voice to policies and decisions that directly affect residents, Santa Clarita City Council Member Marsha McLean has been tapped for leadership roles with the San Fernando Valley Council of Governments and the Southern California Association of Governments. McLean has long been an advocate for the Santa Clarita community, focusing on transportation, environmental protection, homelessness and many other issues.
“It is an honor to serve the Santa Clarita community not just as a member of the City Council, but also as a champion for local issues at the regional, county and state levels. I will continue to be a strong advocate and ensure the voices of Santa Clarita Valley residents are heard,” said Council Member McLean.
On May 26, 2023, Council Member McLean was unanimously re-elected to serve as chair of the San Fernando Valley Council of Governments (SFVCOG). As the City of Santa Clarita’s representative on the SFVCOG, Council Member McLean works with leaders from the City and County of Los Angeles, as well as the cities of Burbank, Glendale and San Fernando, to increase coordination and improve the regional economy, mobility, and safety. In her role as chair, Council Member McLean will further SFVCOG’s mission to improve the movement of people and goods in the North Los Angeles County and San Fernando Valley COG region by implementing projects and programs critical to improved transportation opportunities for businesses, commuters and residents.
Additionally, Council Member McLean was unanimously appointed by the SFVCOG to serve as its representative on the Southern California Association of Governments’ (SCAG) Transportation Policy Committee.