Mayor names Valley liaison

first_imgValley resident and Public Works Commissioner Yolanda Fuentes will head Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa’s San Fernando Valley office and serve as his point person on constituent services, the Mayor’s Office announced Wednesday. As associate director of Neighborhood and Community Services, Fuentes will work out of Van Nuys City Hall and be the mayor’s senior official in the Valley. “Throughout her career, Yolanda Fuentes has been an unflagging voice for the San Fernando Valley,” Villaraigosa said. “She knows every street, school, and stop sign in the Valley.” (213) 978-0390160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! Fuentes will begin work April 2 and focus on community outreach, constituent services, special projects and volunteerism. “The mayor will have his voice heard in the Valley and the community will be able to have his staffers that they can reach out to,” Fuentes said. “They won’t have to feel like they have to go downtown to get their concerns heard.” Fuentes has been a Public Works commissioner overseeing streetlighting and street services. [email protected] last_img read more