Mayor Pro Tem Letitia Clark, elected to the City Council in 2016, is a third generation Orange County native and graduate of Tustin High School. Her priorities while on the City Council are:
- Economic development
- Investment in innovation
- Public health
- Support of local education
Mayor Pro Tem Clark represents the City of Tustin as a Board Member on the Orange County Fire Authority and the Orange County Library Board. The City Selection Committee appointed her to the Emergency Medical Care Committee in 2017. Mayor Pro Tem Clark served as a Board Member on the OC Mosquito & Vector Control District for two years. She is also an Advisory Board Member to Community Health Initiative of Orange County and Clinic in the Park.
Mayor Pro Tem Clark is an award winning public affairs professional with several years of experience in the public and non-profit sectors. Clark currently serves as the District Director of Public Affairs and Government Relations for the South Orange County Community College District. In this role she promotes educational opportunities and the academic success of nearly 60,000 students.
Mayor Pro Tem Clark earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Xavier University of Louisiana, a Master of Arts degree in Public Policy from New England College and a Certificate in Non-Profit Management from the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University.
Mayor Pro Tem Clark has been recognized in the Orange County community with many awards and accolades including:
- OC Family Magazine's Inspiring Moms
- OC Martin Luther King Hall of Fame Inductee
- OC Metro Magazine's Top 25 Leaders on a "Hot" Streak
- OC Register's 16 People to Watch in 2016
- Orange County Business Council Women in Business
- Orange County’s Most Influential in 2017 by the OC Register
Mayor Pro Tem Clark has also received four Forty Under 40 Awards for her work as a young professional and trailblazer in her community. She has served the Tustin community as a board member for the Tustin Community Foundation, the Tustin Street Fair Committee, the Tustin Unified School District’s Superintendent’s Council, and the School Site Council.
Mayor Pro Tem Clark is the proud mom of twins.