COVID-19 Update: Friday, July 3, 2020

WHITTIER, Calif. – Governor Gavin Newsom and the County of Los Angeles have mandated the closure of beaches, museums, and indoor restaurant service prior to the Independence Day holiday. (Read latest information here)

Council Member Jessica Martinez

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Mayor Pro Tem Jessica Martinez
Council Member
Jessica Martinez

Jessica Martinez was elected to the Whittier City Council District 1 in March 2020 to a four-year term and is the first Latina to be elected to the City Council in Whittier.

Jessica received her Juris Doctorate Degree from Trinity Law School, a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from LMU, and a Master’s Degrees in both International Human Rights and Bio-Ethics. She is a public-school teacher in the Whittier City School District, the wife of a veteran, mother of five grown children and an active member of her church. She has lived in Whittier for over 20 years.

City Council Appointed Organizations

City Council Ad Hoc Committees

  • Parking Structure and Uptown Streetscape Beautification Ad Hoc Committee
  • 2020 Census Complete Count Ad Hoc Committee