Mayor Pro Tem Fernando Dutra

Mayor Pro Tem 
Fernando Dutra

Fernando Dutra was appointed by the City Council on August 21, 2012 to fill the remaining term of Greg Nordbak.  Fernando was officially sworn in on August 22 and was ceremonially sworn in at his first Council meeting on August 28.

Fernando and his wife, Mary, have three children—Sara, Megan, and Eric.  The Dutras have lived in Whittier since 1987.  Fernando is President of Allwest Development Company and holds licenses for general building contractor and general engineering.

Fernando served as a Member of the Planning Commission for six years from 2006 to 2012 and has served as Chairman of the Commission.   Prior to his term on the Planning Commission, he served for six years on the Design Review Board.   He has chaired the Metro Light Rail Extension Project Washington Boulevard Coalition; sits on the Whittier YMCA Board of Directors; and has served on the St. Gregory Parish Board.

City Council Appointed Organizations

  • Southeast Water Coalition, Delegate
  • Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG), Delegate
  • Whittier Redevelopment Successor Agency Oversight Board
  • Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County, Alternate

City Council Committees 

  • Light Rail Transit
  • Nelles Property Development