Supervisor Lindsey Horvath becomes member of LA Metro board of directors – San Gabriel Valley Tribune
Newly elected Los Angeles County Supervisor Lindsey Horvath has officially become a member of the LA Metro board of directors, the transportation agency announced on Tuesday.
Horvath joins the 13-member board that has a budget of $8.8 billion and runs seven lines, including five light-rail and two subway lines serving 99 stations and 113 bus routes in Los Angeles County.
All five members of the Board of Supervisors automatically become members of the LA Metro board. Horvath took the seat of retiring Supervisor Sheila Kuehl when she was elected on Nov. 8, 2022 and assumed office on Dec. 5. She represents the sprawling third district on the Board of Supervisors, which stretches from Malibu and Santa Monica into most of the San Fernando Valley.
Before winning her seat, she served on the West Hollywood City Council.
“I am honored to be representing the Third District of Los Angeles County as a member of the Metro Board of Directors, and I look forward to bringing my experience as a consensus builder to deliver results for the community,” Horvath said in a prepared statement . “I am eager to work with the entire Metro Board to ensure that our projects are delivered on time and on budget, while bringing new, innovative ideas to our transportation network throughout Los Angeles County.”
Lindsey Horvath, 40, was elected to the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, District 3 on Nov. 8. She now is also a member of the LA Metro Board of Directors. (Courtesy Lindsey Horvath campaign)
Horvath will serve on the following Metro committees: Construction; and Operations, Safety, and Customer Experience.
“As the mayor of West Hollywood, Supervisor Horvath demonstrated, time and again, her commitment to building a more walkable and transit-friendly community, said Stephanie Wiggins, CEO of Metro in a statement released by Metro. “I’m excited for the opportunity to work closely with her in the years ahead to improve mobility for all Angelenos.”