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Chief of Staff
Christine, a resident of the Seventh District, is proud to serve as the Chief of Staff for Councilwoman Monica Rodriguez.
Prior to joining Councilwoman Rodriguez Office, Christine served in the administration of Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti. During her tenure in the Office of the Mayor, she served as Director of Domestic Violence Programs and Services in the in the Mayor’s Office of Public Safety, overseeing seeing the City’s Domestic Abuse Response Teams and also in the Mayor’s Office of City Services where she focused on policy and program development and outreach, working closely with the Los Angeles Public Library, the Department of Cultural Affairs, El Pueblo and the Department of Aging.
Christine also served the Department of Neighborhood Empowerment, Southern California Associations of Governments, the Campaign for College Opportunity, the Office of Los Angeles then-City Councilmember Eric Garcetti, and Los Angeles City Councilwoman Wendy Greuel.
She is an advocate of social justice, avid reader, and loves the unique communities and diverse cultures that enrich Los Angeles. Christine is also actively involved in the Armenian community of Greater Los Angeles and has served and continues to serve on multiple boards. Christine holds an Executive Master's Degree in Leadership from the University of Southern California and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Urban Studies and Planning from the California State University Northridge. A Chicago native, but Angeleno at heart, she resides in the Seventh District with her family.
Christine can be reached by emailing [email protected] or by calling (213) 473-7007.
Laura McKinney can be reached by emailing [email protected] or by calling (213) 473-7007.
Director of Planning and Economic Development
Paola serves as the Director of Planning and Economic Development for Councilwoman Monica Rodriguez.
In this capacity, she supports land use and housing policy initiatives for the Office of Councilwoman Rodriguez.
Before joining the council office, Paola was an Associate Planner at MIG, a southern California based consulting firm, specializing in long-range planning and community engagement. In that role, she authored land use plans for various municipalities within Los Angeles County. She also designed and managed the community input process for local land use projects and statewide planning policy for a variety of public agencies.
Paola holds a BA in International Development from the University of California, Santa Barbara and a Masters in Urban and Regional Planning from UCLA's Luskin School of Public Affairs.
Paola looks forward to taking equestrian lessons in the district.
Paola can be reached by emailing [email protected] or by calling (213) 473-7007.
Felicia serves as the Legislative Director for Councilwoman Monica Rodriguez. She advises the Councilwoman in her role as Chair of the Public Safety Committee.
Prior to joining the Councilwoman’s team, Felicia served as a Budget Analyst in the Office of the City Administrative Officer and worked on public works and public safety assignments.
A graduate from the University of California, San Diego, Felicia successfully completed an economics degree while competing as a member on the NCAA Women’s Water Polo team. Felicia began her City career as a lifeguard for her hometown pool in Sylmar, and as a native to the Seventh District, she is proud to continue serving the community she grew up in.
Felicia can be reached by emailing [email protected] or by calling (213) 473-7007.
Olivia serves as the Legislative Deputy for Councilwoman Monica Rodriguez.
In this capacity she staffs the Councilwoman on the Economic Development Committee, the Information Technology and General Services Committee, and during the City Council meetings.
Olivia is a native Angeleno and a proud graduate of the University of California, Berkeley. In her free time she enjoys hiking, reading, and playing tennis with Team MRod.
Olivia can be reached by emailing [email protected] or by calling (213) 473-7007.
Executive Assistant and Scheduler
Rosie serves as the Councilwoman's Executive Assistant and Scheduler.
Rosie brings over 20 years of customer service management experience to the team. She managed and coordinated budgets, sales, staff, and was always available to help customers with all their needs.
Rosie is a lifelong resident of the City of Los Angeles, where she is an active community member and is involved with her children’s educational growth. She lives with her husband of 18 years, Jaime, and her two children, Xavier and Mia-Rose.
Rosie can be reached at [email protected] or by calling (213) 473-7007.
Stephanie is most likely the first person you come in contact with when you call or visit the City Hall office. She will answer your questions, assist you with service requests, or direct you to the appropriate staff member. She provides support for City Hall staff and manages resolution/certificate requests.
Stephanie was born and raised in the Los Angeles area. She graduated from Cal Poly Pomona with a Bachelor's Degree in Political Science and is passionate about accessibility to government resources and community development. In her spare time, she enjoys exploring new food spots throughout Los Angeles.
Stephanie can be reached by calling (213) 473-7007 or by emailing [email protected]
Pacoima City Hall
Elly serves as the Office Manager for the Pacoima City Hall office for Councilwoman Monica Rodriguez.
Elly was born and raised in the San Fernando Valley and comes from a proud family of public servants. Elly has participated in many civic and community projects including founding Ballet Folklorico Joyas Divinas del Valle with the Los Angeles Police Department Foothill Community Police Station and Pacoima Beautiful.
Elly is passionate about creating new opportunities for young people. She devotes much of her personal time to youth and advocacy for foster children and is an active volunteer for the LAPD Cadet youth program. Elly is a proud wife and mother of three.
Elly can be reached by emailing [email protected] or by calling (818) 485-0600.
Pacoima Area Director
Susie is the Pacoima Area Director for Councilwoman Monica Rodriguez.
Her background is in community organizing and youth advocacy. Susie is a graduate of Humboldt State University, and was born and raised in the San Fernando Valley. In her spare time she enjoys exploring CD7’s best food spots and parks.
Susie can be reached by emailing [email protected] or by calling (818) 485-0600.
Ernesto serves as the Council Deputy for Councilwoman Monica Rodriguez. He was born and raised in the San Fernando Valley and is a Polytechnic High School graduate.
Prior to working for the Councilwoman, Ernesto was an outside source to the City with continuous work in graffiti removal in Pacoima, Mission Hills, North Hills and Sunland-Tujunga.
Ernesto can be reached by emailing [email protected] or by calling (818) 485-0600.
Sylmar District Office
Juan Solorio, Jr
Sylmar Area Director
Juan serves as the Sylmar Area Director for Councilwoman Monica Rodriguez.
His goal is to connect different stakeholders in order to increase community engagement and civic awareness. Prior to joining the Council District Seven, Juan graduated from California State University, Long Beach with a Bachelor Degree in Political Science. At CSULB, Juan held multiple positions within student government and was a proud member of the Pi Kappa Phi National Fraternity, whose philanthropy, Ability First, raises funds and awareness for people with disabilities.
After graduating, Juan interned with San Fernando City Mayor where he assisted in planning the City of San Fernando’s first LGBTQ forum and passing Indigenous People’s Day.
Juan is a born and bred valley resident of Mission Hills. In his free time he enjoys swimming at Hubert H. Humphrey pool in Pacoima, rallying the Chicago Bears to a win, and keeping up to date on local, national and international affairs.
Juan can be reached at [email protected] or by calling (818) 756-8409.
Sunland-Tujunga District Office
Eve is the Area Director for Sunland-Tujunga, Shadow Hills, and La Tuna Canyon. She handles constituent calls, builds community relationships, and also works on Homelessness, Transportation, and Disaster Preparedness issues.
She worked in the private sector for 15 years, for companies such as Equifax, Clear Channel, and Ecoproducts. She then changed career paths into the field of education, completing the teacher training program at CU Boulder and working as a nanny in a private residence. In the past couple of years, Eve served on the Sunland-Tujunga Neighborhood Council and was appointed by Mayor Eric Garcetti to serve on the Board of Neighborhood Commissioners,
Eve holds a B.A. in Business Administration from Whittier College and a M.A. in English Literature from Claremont Graduate University. She lives with her family in Sunland, and they enjoy exploring the beautiful wilderness surrounding our city.
Eve can be reached by emailing [email protected] or by calling (818) 352-3287.
Alejandro serves as a Council Aide for Councilwoman Monica Rodriguez. In this capacity, he serves as a caseworker for all district offices and assists with special projects.
Prior to joining Councilwoman Monica Rodriguez’s office, Alejandro served on Raul Bocanegra’s Campaign for California State Assembly in 2016 and Monica Rodriguez’s Campaign for Los Angeles City Council in 2017. This opportunity allowed him to understand constituent concerns in the Northeast San Fernando Valley.
Alejandro is a graduate of California State University, Northridge where he received a B.A. degree in Psychology and Master of Public Administration.
In his free time, Alejandro loves to attend CSUN basketball games and explore different eateries in the city.
Alejandro can be reached by emailing [email protected] or by calling (818) 352-3287.