Northwest Commission

Meeting Information

Date: 2nd Tuesday of each month
Time: 6:30 PM
Place: Jackie Robinson Community Center
1020 North Fair Oaks Avenue
Pasadena, CA 91103

Contact Information

Staff Rep: Lola Osborne
Phone: 626-744-4791
Fax: 626-396-7525
Mailing Address: Northwest Commission
City of Pasadena
1020 North Fair Oaks Ave
Pasadena, CA 91103

Commission Members

Name Nominating Authority Term Expires
Carla Boykin Mayor 6/30/22
Beverly Sims District 1 6/30/23
Alfred Lomax Carr, Chair District 1 6/30/22
Vacant District 2 6/30/21
Christina Budai District 3 6/30/22
Vacant District 3 6/30/23
Allen Shay District 4 6/30/15
Vacant District 5 6/30/23
Cindy Schnuelle District 5 6/30/20
Ryan Bell District 6 6/30/23
Kimberly Douglas District 7 6/30/21


11 members. Districts 1, 3 and 5 shall nominate 2 members.
Districts 2, 4, 6 and 7 and the Mayor shall nominate 1 member.
All nominations are subject to ratification by the City Council. In making appointments and filling vacancies, all Councilmembers and the Mayor shall ensure that the commission has a majority of representation from the Northwest community.
Pasadena residency required.
Members of the commission shall not be required to file annual statements of economic interest pursuant to the City’s Conflict of Interest Code.


The commission shall have the following functions:
A. Serve as a monitoring body for the Northwest community.
B. Work with the City Manager and staff on updating and revising the Northwest Strategic Plan.
C. Provide ongoing oversight on the implementation of the plan.
D. Provide periodic advice to the Council on Northwest issues.
E. Economic Development Activities.
F. Present an annual review of the implementation of the Plan’s projects and programs to the City Council and the community.

Term of Office

3 years, limited to two consecutive terms. A term of less than a full year shall not be considered a term.
Terms expire on June 30th of applicable years. No member who has served 2 consecutive terms shall be eligible for reappointment to the commission prior to the passage of a 2 year interval.
Any member of the Commission may be removed by the City Council at its pleasure.