Councilmember Jess Rivas

Councilmember Jess Rivas

Jess Rivas has dedicated her career to public service. She previously served as a deputy attorney general with the California Department of Justice and is currently a deputy county counsel with the County of Los Angeles. She was also a major in the U.S. Army Reserve and served on both the Northwest Commission and the Commission on the Status of Women.  Jess graduated from Princeton University and New York University School of Law

Councilmember for District 5

Longtime District 5 Councilmember Victor M. Gordo was elected in November, 2020 to serve as the Mayor of Pasadena (www.cityofpasadena.net/mayor).

A new Councilmember for District 5 will soon be appointed by the City Council.

Following is information on the appointment process for the District 5 vacancy.

View the names of applicants issued application forms.