June WAKE UP! Newport – Update from O.C. Supervisor Katrina Foley
Date/TimeDate(s) - 06/01/2023
7:00 am - 8:30 am
LocationNewport Beach Public Library (Friends Room)
1000 Avocado Ave.
Newport Beach, CA 92660
This event is free to the public, but please make reservations so we can plan for food and seating.
Katrina was elected to the Board of Supervisors in 2022 to represent the newly established District 5, which includes the cities of Aliso Viejo, Costa Mesa, Dana Point, a large portion of Irvine, Laguna Beach, Laguna Hills, Laguna Niguel, Laguna Woods, Newport Beach, San Clemente, San Juan Capistrano, as well as the unincorporated areas of Coto de Caza, Emerald Bay, Ladera Ranch, Las Flores, Rancho Mission Viejo, Stonecliffe and Wagon Wheel. This is her second term on the Board of Supervisors, where she previously served District 2.
As County Supervisor, Supervisor Foley remains committed to reducing homelessness among our most vulnerable populations, investing in sustainable infrastructure and climate resiliency, protecting our beaches, parks, and open spaces, revitalizing the middle class through job creation and support for small businesses, improving access to County services, and ensuring safe neighborhoods.
Katrina was previously elected to the position in a special election in March 2021 to represent the residents of Costa Mesa, Cypress, Huntington Beach, La Palma, Los Alamitos, Newport Beach, Seal Beach, Stanton, the unincorporated area of Rossmoor, and portions of Buena Park and Fountain Valley. In January 2022, redistricting adjusted map boundaries and she currently represents Santa Ana and portions of Garden Grove, Tustin, Orange, and Anaheim.
Foley, a successful businesswoman, community leader, and attorney, became the City of Costa Mesa’s first directly elected Mayor in November 2018 and was re-elected in 2020. She served on the Costa Mesa City Council for 14 years, including serving as Mayor between 2016-2017.
Foley previously served on the Newport Mesa Unified School District Board of Trustees from November 2010 to November 2014, with a focus on making local Orange County communities better for families.
Supervisor Foley is also President of the Foley Group, based out of Newport Beach, California. The Foley Group, PLC provides services in civil, business, and employment litigation. In 2001 and 2004, Foley was honored by Women in Leadership and the National Association of Women Business Owners at the annual “Remarkable Women Awards” event.
A proud graduate of Head Start and a Pell Grant recipient, Supervisor Foley understands what it is like to grow up in a family facing financial challenges.