LA County Supervisor Sheila Kuehl Representing the 3rd District

Supervisor Sheila James Kuehl, representing Los Angeles County’s Third District, was elected on November 4, 2014, assumed office on December 1, 2014, and is currently the Chair of the Board of Supervisors.

In her first three years on the Board, she has undertaken or collaborated in a number of initiatives and motions to improve the quality of life and reform systems in the County, including increasing the minimum wage, creating a Sheriff’s Oversight Commission, providing unprecedented funding and services for our homeless population and those trying to find and keep affordable housing, increasing services and support for relative caregivers for our foster children, supporting the creation of the Office of Child Protection, creating oversight of the Probation Department, innovating on issues of water conservation and recycling, creating a County-led Community Choice Aggregation (CCA) JPA to bring green power choices to County residents, protecting our arts venues and productions, spurring the construction and re-opening of the John Anson Ford Theatres, reforming both our adult and juvenile justice systems to emphasize and enhance “second chance” and anti-recidivism programs, including the opening of Campus Kilpatrick, a state-of-the-art juvenile justice facility that emphasizes rehabilitation and preparation for a constructive future, protection of the Santa Monica Mountains, as well as the Coast, kicking off a Women and Girls Initiative to build toward a County-wide collaboration on needed changes and programs in all County departments and services, bringing together three County health departments into a new Agency model to break down barriers to service for those who need physical health, mental health and substance abuse treatment, bringing a focus in County Departments on better serving and supporting our LGBTQ youth who comprise almost 20% of our foster kids, and much more. Supervisor Sheila Kuehl is a sponsor of the Fall 2018 Water Campaign and the Spring 2018 Waste Campaign.