Honorable Wendy Greuel Former Los Angeles City Controller & Los Angeles City Councilmember
Wendy Greuel, a veteran housing and homelessness policy expert, was appointed to the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority’s Board of Commissioners (LAHSA) by Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti. The LAHSA Commission has the authority to make budgetary, funding, planning and program policies for federally funded homelessness programming in the Los Angeles region.
Wendy served as a member of the Los Angeles City Council from 2002-2009, where she represented the San Fernando Valley. Wendy later served as Los Angeles City Controller from 2009 through 2013 where she was only the second woman elected to citywide office in Los Angeles after her predecessor Laura Chick. She previously served as a member of the Clinton Administration as the Deputy Director of the Interagency Council on Homelessness and the Southern California Representative for Department of Housing and Urban Development.
Wendy started her career in public service working for former Los Angeles Mayor Tom Bradley for ten years. She acted as a liaison to elected officials, city departments and the community, and was a key advisor on a range of public policy issues — including education, housing and homelessness.
Wendy currently serves as a consultant for the Discovery Cube Los Angeles, a children’s science museum that focuses on STEM proficiency, early learning, healthy living, and environmental sustainability. Wendy also currently serves as an Executive-in-Residence at California State University, Northridge’s David Nazarian School of Business and Economics. Wendy is a product of Los Angeles public schools and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of California, Los Angeles.