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Los Angeles County, CA March 5, 2013 Election
Smart Voter Full Biography for Tasha Cerda

Candidate for
Council Member; City of Gardena

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Tasha Cerda was appointed to the City Council on September 22, 2009 and was elected to serve as a member of the Council until March 2013. During her first year of service she served as Mayor Pro-Tem, from July 2010 to April 2011.

Councilwoman Cerda has also served the City as City Clerk from March to September, in 2009.

She is a well known figure in the Gardena Community because of her leadership and active roles in a variety of civic and community organizations.

Because she was brought up with strong family values and encouraged to help those in need, these are integral parts of what Ms. Cerda represents. Believing in community volunteerism enabled her to become well known for her "hands-on" leadership know-how beginning with her neighborhood involvement when she joined a local Homeowners Association of which she later became President and still serves in that position today.

Her many Council responsibilities include representing the City on the Gardena Finance Committee, the Southern California Association of Governments, and serving as alternate City delegate to the California Cities for Self-Reliance Joint Powers Authority, and the League of California Cities.

Throughout her years of community advocacy, including being no stranger to controversy, Tasha has worked on numerous projects and committees. She is known to tackle difficult and often challenging issues such as taking a firm stand against irresponsible developers or marching with labor unions.

Growing up in the City of Gardena has allowed Ms.Cerda to see the City during its best and worst times. Her passion and love for the City has motivated her to offer fresh new ideas to fight crime and to proceed with the City's economic renewal by attracting more businesses to the entire populous and make Gardena a Destination City.

Through Councilwoman Cerda's careful analysis of the issues at hand and leadership based on integrity, Gardena will experience the positive change that it much deserves and needs - She is truly 'The People's Advocate'!

Remember to Vote on March 5th to Re Elect Your Councilwoman Tasha Cerda.

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