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March 7, 2017 — Local Elections
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City of Manhattan BeachCandidate for City Council

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Nancy Hersman

Attorney/Planning Commissioner
3,472 votes (18.64%)Winning
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Ensure the City operates within its means.
  • Prepare and plan for infrastructure needs
  • Move forward on pending projects and provide clear direction to City staff with policy and goals, rather than micromanaging.

Experience

Experience

Profession:Attorney (retired) College Consultant and current Planning Commissioner
College Consultant, South Bay Educational Consultants, LLC (2015–current)
Planning Commissioner, City of Manhattan Beach — Appointed position (2014–current)
Partner, Chase Hersman, LLP (2009–2015)
Parks and Recreation Commissioner, City of Manhattan Beach — Appointed position (2011–2014)
Trustee, Manhattan Beach Unified School District Board of Trustees — Elected position (2005–2009)

Education

Loyola Law School JD (1986)
University of California at Los Angeles BA, Economics (1983)

Community Activities

Associate, Neptunian Woman's Club (2014–current)
Member, Manhattan Beach CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) (2014–current)
Program Director, Mayor's Youth Council (2012–2014)
Member, Leadership Manhattan Beach (2013–2014)
Board member, Manhattan Beach Coordinating Council (2010–2013)

Who supports this candidate?

Featured Endorsements

  • Wayne Powell, MB City Councilmember
  • David Lesser, Mayor, MB City Council
  • Amy Howorth, MB City Councilmember

Individuals (32)

  • Penny Bordokas, Planning Commissioner and Former MBUSD School Board Trustee
  • Steve Delk, Parking & Public Improvements Commissioner
  • Stewart Fournier, Parking & Public Improvements Commissioner
  • Steve Nicholson, Parking & Public Improvements Commissioner
  • James Gill, Cultural Arts Commissioner
  • Jackie May, Cultural Arts Commissioner
  • Fred Manna, Cultural Arts Commissioner
  • George Apostol, Planning Commissioner
  • Elizabeth Kunkee, Library Commissioner
  • J.J. Turkmany, Parks & Recreation Commissioner
  • Kathleen Paralusz, Parks & Recreation Commissioner
  • Sue Allard, Parks & Recreation Commissioner
  • Noel Palm, Former MBUSD School Board Trustee
  • Ida VanderPoorte, Former MBUSD School Board Trustee
  • Tracey Windes, Former MBUSD School Board Trustee
  • Walt Dougher, Former Mayor and MB City Councilmember
  • Steve Napolitano, Former Mayor and MB City Councilmember
  • Tim Lilligren, City Treasurer and Former Mayor and MB City Councilmember
  • Russ Lesser, Former Mayor and MB City Councilmember
  • Nick Tell, Former Mayor and MB City Councilmember
  • Mitch Ward, Former Mayor and MB City Councilmember
  • Linda Wilson, Former Mayor and MB City Councilmember
  • Joyce Fahey, Former Mayor and MB City Councilmember
  • Joan Jones, Former Mayor and MB City Councilmember
  • Jim Aldinger, Former Mayor and MB City Councilmember
  • Bob Holmes, Former Mayor and MB City Councilmember
  • Dave Salzman
  • Carol Ann Glover
  • Jan and Chet Pipkin
  • Joe and Nancy Franklin
  • Gary and April Wayland
  • John and Chris Edmonds

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