Government Affairs Committee with Recreation Director Laura Detweiler


Date(s) - 06/15/2017
7:30 am - 9:00 am


Bayview Room at the Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort and Marina
1131 Back Bay Drive
Newport Beach, CA 92660
Government Affairs Committee with Recreation Director Laura Detweiler

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 is not needed.

The June meeting will feature…

Laura Detweiler
Director, Recreation and Senior Services Department
City of Newport Beach

Recreation & Senior Services Director, Laura Detweiler was named the recreation and senior services director for the City of Newport Beach in July 2008. She directs a staff of 43 full-time and approximately 100 part-time employees, and oversees an annual operating budget of $13 million and revenues of $6.3 million.

Laura has more than 27 years of experience in recreation and community services. She has directed recreation and social programming for all age groups, managed numerous capital improvement projects ranging from park improvements to facility development and has worked extensively with community organizations, commissions and councils. Throughout her career, she has worked for multiple municipal agencies, including the cities of Agoura Hills, Signal Hill, Long Beach and Cypress.

Laura was previously the community services director for the City of Cypress and she holds a Bachelor’s degree in Leisure Studies and Recreation and a Master’s degree in Organizational Management.


Laura will discuss…

  • Department Overview
  • Quality of Life Programs
  • Annual performance indicators
  • Facilities Management

The Recreation and Senior Services Department is a unified team of talented, skilled and dedicated staff that works hand in hand with community partners and volunteers to provide top notch programs, services and facilities. Collectively, we are committed to providing well rounded recreational and social programs for the Newport Beach community in safe and well maintained facilities, opens spaces and parks to enhance the quality of life for our residents.

Event Registration

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