The Pasadena we all seek is
a safe, beautiful and prosperous city. The challenge is
how to achieve this goal in uncertain times, while maintaining
the appropriate balance between business and our neighborhoods.
As your representative,
I will face that challenge head on and work hard to enhance
the quality of life in District 7 and throughout our wonderful
I have lived in Pasadena
for 28 years with my husband, Lance Ito. We have three grown
children and eight grandchildren. We are members of Lake
My family and I are long
time supporters of the Pasadena Playhouse, Pasadena POPS,
Pasadena Educational Foundation, Lake Avenue Community Foundation,
Pasadena Humane Society, Pasadena Police Athletic League,
Pasadena Museum of History, KPCC, La Salle High School,
and St. Philip the Apostle School.
We support the economy
in Pasadena. This is where we buy our cars, do our shopping
and enjoy Pasadena’s entertainment venues.
I have served for 40 years
as a police officer, most recently as Chief of Los Angeles
County Police where I oversaw an annual budget of $112 million
and led a force of over 600 employees. I have years of experience
working with the community, professional relationships to
help reach solutions, and a proven record of leadership
in public service.