Government Affairs Committee with Community Development Director Seimone Jurjis


Date(s) - 10/19/2017
8:00 am - 9:15 am


Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce
4343 Von Karman Ave., Ste. 150-W
Newport Beach, CA 92660
Government Affairs Committee with Community Development Director Seimone Jurjis

Come to the Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce Government Affairs Committee. The meeting will highlight local political and legislative issues impacting business and the community as a whole. With featured guest speakers and an interactive format allowing for Q and A, this is a great place to stay in the know on local governmental happenings. Registration suggested.

The September meeting will feature…

Seimone Jurjis
Community Development Director, City of Newport Beach

Seimone Jurjis was appointed as Community Development Director for the City of Newport Beach in August 2017. In his functions, Seimone oversees the divisions of Planning, Building, Code Enforcement, Life Safety Services, and Real Property.   The Community Development Department supports the City Council, Planning Commission, Building and Fire Board of Appeals and other subcommittees.  Prior to his appointment to director, Seimone served as Chief Building Official for the City of Newport Beach.  Seimone oversee’s a department of 60 staff members made up of full, part-time, and contract staff with an annual budget of $12million.

During Seimone’s tenure as Chief Building Official, he was successful in leading the Building Division in receiving the highest grade possible from the Insurance Services Office, Inc. (ISO). On a scale of 1 to 10, the ISO rated the City as a “1” for residential, commercial, and industrial properties. ISO considers a grade of 1 as an exemplary commitment to building code enforcement.  The Building Division is also recognized as being the number one Building Division in California.

Seimone has spent the last 25 years working in both the private and public sectors. Prior to joining the City of Newport Beach, Seimone served as President and Chief Operating Officer for a small real estate company focusing on entitlement, land transaction and development. Previously, he served as Director of Planning and Building Safety for the City of El Segundo where he also served as City Engineer and Building Official.

Seimone has a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering and is a licensed professional civil engineer, licensed real estate broker, and certified building official.  He is a licensed pilot and engineering contractor.

Seimone grew up in the City of Orange and raised by his parents who he considers as successful entrepreneurs.  He lives in the City of Orange with his wife, Mylene, and his two children Kaden and Cassandra.


Event Sponsor


Our event is sponsored by

Craig Batley of Burr White Realty

Event Registration

Bookings are now closed for this event. Please call the Chamber at 949-729-4400 for possible availability.