Appointed May 2013 by Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr.
Term ends December 31, 2020
Ms. Mitchell is a council member of Rolling Hills Estates, where she has served since 1999, and is a retired attorney. She serves on the governing board for the South Coast Air Quality Management District and the regional council of the Southern California Association of Governments.
Previously, Ms. Mitchell was partner and senior litigation associate at Huang P.C., Lawyers from 1985 to 2001 and associate at the Law Offices of Russell Iungerich from 1979 to 1983. She served as president of the League of California Cities in 2009 and is past chair of the South Bay Cities Council of Governments. Ms. Mitchell earned a juris doctor degree from Loyola Law School and a master of arts degree in German literature from the University of California, Los Angeles.