PRESS RELEASE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

DATE:              September 29, 2009

 

CONTACT:      Edward Eng, Executive Director

CITIZENS' ECONOMY AND EFFICIENCY COMMISSION

 

PHONE:           (213) 974-1491                                                              FAX:    (213) 620-1437

 

JEFFREY C. COX HAS BEEN APPOINTED BY

THE LOS ANGELES COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

TO

THE LOS ANGELES COUNTY

CITIZENS’ ECONOMY AND EFFICIENCY COMMISSION

 

On September 29, 2009, Mr. Jeffrey C. Cox was appointed by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors to the Citizens’ Economy and Efficiency Commission.  Commissioner Cox has been appointed to the position on the Commission designated for the foreperson of the 2008-2009 Civil Grand Jury for the County of Los Angeles.

 

Commissioner Cox is a 1967 graduate of the San Diego State University and Indiana State University. In gaining his B.A Degree in History and his M.S Degree in Education he began teaching High School Social Studies in the fall of 1969 through spring 2001. Commissioner Cox became an Independent Consultant with the South Pasadena Unified School District. 

Some of his current and past activities involve service with the National Teacher Corps, and Harvey Mudd College Upward Bond Program. Commissioner Cox received the 1997 City of Los Angeles Mayor’s Certificate of Commendation for being LA’s Most Inspirational Teacher, the 2000/2001 Hartsough Teacher of the Year Award, and he was also the South Pasadena Athletic Hall of Fame Inductee in 1992.

 

Commissioner Cox, in commenting upon his appointment, stated “Being part of the Commission gives me one more opportunity to be involved in civic affairs. Since serving as Foreperson of the Los Angeles County Civil Grand Jury I know that when working with others as a team one can make a difference.

 

Created in 1964, the Commission is charged with reviewing all aspects of local government management, operations and policies and submits recommendations to the Board of Supervisors with the objective of improving the economy, efficiency and effectiveness of local government.  Each of the five members of the Board of Supervisors appoints four commissioners to the Economy and Efficiency Commission for a two-year term, with the 21st member being the previous years’ Grand Jury chairperson.  The commissioners may be reappointed.  The members of this Commission provide their time to the County on a voluntary basis and serve without pay.