DATE: January 8, 2009
CONTACT: EDWARD ENG, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
PHONE: (213) 974-1491 FAX: (213) 620-1437
COMMISSIONER ISAAC D.
BARCELONA HAS BEEN ELECTED AS CHAIRMAN OF THE LOS ANGELES
At its January 2009 meeting, the Los Angeles County Citizens’ Economy and Efficiency Commission (Commission) recognized the role and contribution of Mr. Isaac D, Barcelona to the Commission by electing him as Chairman of the Commission.
In accepting his election as chair Mr. Barcelona recognized
the contributions that have been made by the Commission throughout the years
and remarked, "The
Economy & Efficiency Commission is at the forefront of government reform
and service. The members of this commission represent the very best
of our communities and they are all dedicated to one common goal and
proposition, to serve the citizens of
On March 6,
2001 Mr. Isaac Diaz Barcelona was nominated by Supervisor Antonovich and
approved by the Board of Supervisors to be a commissioner on the Economy and
Efficiency Commission. Mr. Barcelona is
currently a District Representative for Assemblyman
Steve Knight, 36th Assembly District and President & CEO of
The Economy and Efficiency Commission has twenty-one members. Each of the five members of the Board of Supervisors appoints four commissioners to the Commission for a two-year term which may be extended by reappointment. The previous year's Grand Jury Foreperson is appointed by the Board as the Commission's 21st member. Created in 1964, the Commission is charged with reviewing all aspects of local government management, operations and policies. It submits recommendations directly to the Board of Supervisors with the objective of improving the economy, efficiency and effectiveness of local government. The members of the Commission offer their time to the County on a voluntary basis and serve without pay.