LAFD Chief Officers Association Endorses Essel
Chris Essel pick up another endorsement. From the press release:
Los Angeles, CA – The Los Angeles Fire Department Chief Officers Association announced today that it is supporting Christine Essel for City Council, District 2, in the September 22 special election to fill the seat vacated by City Controller Wendy Greuel. Ten candidates will be on the ballot for the District 2 election, which includes the communities of Sherman Oaks, Studio City, Valley Village, Valley Glen, North Hollywood, and Sunland-Tujunga.
“We are proud to announce that Chris Essel is our choice for City Council,” said John Miller, President of the LAFD Chief Officers Association. “Her 30 years of management experience as a business leader is precisely what the City Council needs right now.”
Essel, a longtime Valley resident and former senior vice president of Paramount Pictures, has served the public sector for over a decade as an appointed state and city commissioner. Essel led the California Film Commission for nine years and is current Vice Chair of the State Workforce Investment Board.
“I am extremely glad to have the support of LAFD Chief Officers as we head towards Election Day,” Essel said. “Providing for the public’s safety is the city’s most important responsibility. I look forward to working the chief officers to ensure that we continue to provide outstanding fire protection services despite difficult economic times.”