SCVNews.com | Mayeda Named Chair of LA County Management Board

Los Angeles County Director of Animal Care and Control Marcia Mayeda has been appointed chair of the Los Angeles County Board of Management.

LACMC is a professional organization of Los Angeles County managers and executives that promotes professional development and leadership for its more than 1,400 members. As Southern California’s largest employer, more than 100,000 employees in more than 36 county departments provide essential public services as diverse as law enforcement, property assessment, public health protection. , water conservation, cultural and recreational activities, family services, animal welfare and many more. Following.

Los Angeles County has been recognized as one of the Top 10 Government Service Employers by Forbes Magazine and has received national awards for executive leadership development and performance management.

“I am honored to have been chosen as the new president of LACMC,” said Mayeda. “Leading this exceptional organization of public service professionals will be a rewarding experience, and I look forward to working with leaders from all areas of Los Angeles County government who work hard every day to improve the lives of our residents. “

Mayeda is the county’s longest-serving department head, joining Los Angeles County as Director of Animal Care and Control (DACC) in 2001. She led the DACC through transformational changes that dramatically increased adoptions animals, reduced euthanasia and extended services to pets. the owners. Mayeda holds a bachelor’s degree in animal science from Western Illinois University and a master’s degree in nonprofit administration from the University of San Francisco. She is a Certified Animal Welfare Administrator and writes a monthly blog which can be viewed and subscribed to at: https://animalcare.lacounty.gov/directors_blog/.

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