Devine takes Mayoral position for 2nd time
Glendale, CA- On Tuesday, April 6, 2021, Glendale City Council Member Paula Devine was selected as the City’s Mayor by fellow council members. Devine takes over the position from outgoing Mayor Vrej Agajanian. This is Devine’s second time serving in the position of Mayor.
Mayor Paula Devine was first elected to the Glendale City Council in 2014. Ms. Devine also serves as the Chair of the Glendale Housing Authority and is the past Chair of Glendale’s Commission on the Status of Women.
In addition to serving on the City Council, Devineis proud to serve as the representative for Burbank and Glendale on the Regional Council of the Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG) and the Burbank Airport Authority, representing Glendale. She is also an Emeritus Board Member of the Glendale Police Foundation, Advisory Board Member of the Adventist Health Glendale Foundation, Advisory Board Member of Family Promise, Member of Kiwanis of Glendale, Member of the Glendale Historical Society, Member of Women’s Civic League, Member of Glendale Arts, Member of the Glendale Latino Association, Past Chair of the Arroyo Verdugo Council of Government’s Steering Committee, Past Board Member of Glendale Healthy Kids, and Past President of Soroptimist International of Glendale.
“I’m truly grateful for the opportunity to serve,” said Mayor Devine. “As Mayor, I will work with my colleagues and staff to continue to support our community in all of their efforts to recover from this devastating year.”
Mayor Paula Devine is a retired teacher and received her Master’s Degree in Education Administration. She is married to husband Art Devine.
Glendale, California, in Verdugo Mountains region is the 4th largest city in Los Angeles County with a population of around 205,000. A notable feature i that facts that Glendale is among a small group of full-service cities in California which provide in-house services including electricity without contracting out to third-party agencies.