Mayor Leonard Pieroni

Mayor Pieroni has lived in La Cañada Flintridge since 1972 when his family moved from New Jersey.  He attended La Cañadapublic schools starting in fifth grade, ultimately graduating from La Cañada High School.  Alter a 26 year career in engineering and project management at two major SoCal based firms, he joined NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory where he is the Engineering and Consturciton Section Manager.

Prior to the City Council, Mayor Pieroni served on the City’s Public Works and Traffic Commission.

In addition to being Mayor, he is currently the Chairperson represting La Cañada Flintridge on the Los Angeles County Sanitation Distict Board of Trustees, the City’s representative for the Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District,  as well as the City’s voting delegate to the League of Califonia Cities.  During his tenure on the City Council, he has been the City’s representative on the Join} Use Committee (with La Canada Unified School District), the Soundwall Subcommittee and the City’s electrical grid analysis subcommittee. He was one of two representative9 on the new City Hall building committee where he was able to use his professional knowledge for benefit. He has also represented the City at the La Canada Flintridge Chamber of Commerce, and the Business Support and Development Committee (BSDC).

During Mr. Pieroni’s tenure, he has consistently sought fiscally prudent financial management, and has valued input from residents and local businesses alike. He enjoys the small town quality of the community and believes it is an essential component of La Canada Flintridge.

Privately, he is involved in several local groups including St. Bede the Venerable Catholic Church, and as a past president of the Crescenta Valley Sheriff’s Support Group.

Len and his wife, Brenda, have two adult children, both engineering majors in college.

Current Term: March 2015 to March 2020
First elected: March 2015

Mayor Pro Tem Gregory C. Brown

Mayor Pro Tem Gregory C. Brown was appointed to a two-year term on the La Cañada Flintridge City Council, serving through March 2020.   His appointment filled the unexpected vacancy on the City Council after the passing of long-time City Council Member David A. Spence in 2017.

Mayor Pro Tem Member Brown served as a City Council member from 2003-2011, and as Mayor during 2006-2007.  Council Member Brown has served in numerous other leadership capacities with the City, including serving on the City’s Planning Commission.  He was Vice-Chairman of the Mayor’s Ad Hoc Trails Committee, which prepared a General Plan Amendment and trails strategy to enhance and protect our then-threatened trails system.

Brown has been a strong advocate for trails, parks, and athletic fields.   Mr. Brown served on the City committee which led the acquisition and development of Mayors’ Discovery Park.  Mr. Brown played toward the solution of the City’s previously chronic shortage of community athletic fields through the creation of a new community athletic field adjacent to Mayors’ Discovery Park.  Furthermore, he led a project to add field lights at existing fields, extending the usable hours of these recreational facilities.   Mr. Brown also worked toward the creation of the City’s Skate Park.

Mr. Brown played an active role in the City Council’s rewriting of residential zoning standards to find an appropriate balance between development and the protection of privacy and neighborhood character.  Mayor Pro Tem Brown was heavily involved in bringing sewers to a large part of the city and in laying the groundwork for the eventual installation of sound walls along the 210 freeway.  He was also instrumental in encouraging the revitalization of the City’s downtown area, serving on the Downtown Village Specific Plan Committee and as Mayor when the Town Center project was approved and when Olberz Park was gifted to the City and dedicated.

Professionally, he is, now a retired, executive with an independent oil and gas production company which operates in numerous states.  He was previously a partner at Bright and Brown, a law firm which he co-founded in 1981.  Mr. Brown earned a B.A. degree from George Washington University, with Honors, Phi Beta Kappa, and a J.D. from the University of California, Los Angeles.

Mayor Pro Temp Brown represents La Cañada Flintridge as a delegate to the San Gabriel Valley Council of Governments.

Mr. Brown and his wife Joyce have lived in La Cañada Flintridge since 1977.  Their daughter Melanie attended La Canada Unified schools through her graduation from La Canada High School.  Melanie later went on to Columbia Law School.

Gregory C. Brown

Current Term: July 2017 to March 2020
First elected: March 2003


City Council Member Jonathan C. Curtis

City Council Member Jonathan Curtis was first elected to the La Canada Flintridge City Council in 2013 after having served on the City’s Planning Commission for five years.   Mr. Curtis is also a Regional Council Member for the Southern California Association of Government, where he represents the cities of La Canada Flintridge, Pasadena and South Pasadena in the largest Metropolitan Planning Organization in the United States that covers six counties, 191 cities and over 18 million people.  In addition, he serves on the Board of Directors for County Sanitation Districts 28 and 34, the Arroyo Verdugo Subregion Steering Committee, and the SCAG General Assembly.   Within City government, City Council Member Curtis serves on numerous City Council subcommittees, including Economic Development, Legal, Pension Review, Sewer/Septic, Downtown Specific Plan, SR710/Connected Communities Consortium, Diversity Task Force and Southern California Edison.

City Council Member Curtis has a record of promoting transparency in City government, prudent fiscal policies, active public safety, responsible planning, opposition to the 710 tunnel, traffic improvements, joint use activities with La Canada Unified School District, active involvement toward the Sagebrush unification with LCUSD, and working with our community groups to “Make a Difference.”  Some of his continuing priority objectives for the City include streamlining City planning and permitting to improve efficiency, ensuring reliable electricity, promoting our Sister Cities Association organization, establishing healthy community actions, and building stronger partnerships with our schools, local businesses, JPL, community groups and residents.

City Council Member Curtis is a practicing attorney in the corporate, real estate and land use areas, with large international law firm experience and a focus on investment and development. He has received an AV® rating by Martindale-Hubbell®, which is the highest rating an attorney can receive for quality and ethics, and he has also been named as a “Super Lawyer”.  He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from UCLA and Jurist Doctorate Degree, cum laude, from Loyola Law School.

City Council Member Curtis and his wife Lisa were both born and raised in southern California and made La Canada Flintridge their home over 18 years ago.  Their two daughters, Melissa and Lauren, were educated in the La Canada Unified School system at Palm Crest Elementary through La Canada High School; and they recently graduated from USC and Chapman University, respectively.

Jon Curtis

Current Term: March 2017 to March 2022
First elected: March 2013


City Council Member Teresa “Terry” Walker

City Council Member Walker is a native of Southern California and has been a resident and active member of the La Cañada Flintridge community for the past 36 years.  After retiring in 2010 from a career in Human Resources, she now manages a local family-owned business.  City Council Member Walker has had extensive involvement as a volunteer in several community organizations.  She has been a member of the La Cañada Flintridge Guild of Huntington Memorial Hospital since 1986 and served as president in 1994.  She served eight years on the Board of Directors of the YMCA of the Foothills, and three terms as president of the La Cañada Flintridge Chamber of Commerce.  In addition, City Council Member Walker has participated on the LCF Business Support and Development Committee since 2003, serving three terms as chair.  In 2008, City Council Member Walker was appointed to the Public Works and Traffic Commission where she served for four years and one term as chair; she also served as a Planning Commissioner for three years and vacated her position there as chair to join the City Council.  Her City Council appointments include participation on the Green Task Force, Solid Waste, Unpermitted Construction, and Parking Subcommittees.

Teresa “Terry” Walker

Current Term: March 2015 to March 2020 
First elected: March 2015


City Council Member Michael T. Davitt

City Council member Michael Davitt has served on the City Council since 1011.  Council member Davitt has lived in La Cañada Flintridge since childhood. In addition to his full time corporate real estate position, he is a partner in a local business.  Councilmember Davitt’s public service began in 2003 when he was appointed to the City’s Planning Commission. During this time, he was part of the General Plan update as well as revising codes for more responsible growth in the City. After two terms as a City Commissioner and Planning Commission Chair, he was elected to the City Council in 2011.

Council member Davitt was re-elected to the City Council in 2015. He has served as Mayor twice during his two terms. Over the years, Council member Davitt has served on the City Council Hillside & Open Space, Rockridge Terrace, and Specific Plan subcommittees, as well as liaison to the Joint Use Committee. He was also a City Council representative on the Business Support and Development Committee (BSDC), and liaison to the Youth Council. More recently he serves on the Sagebrush Council Advisory Committee and on the YMCA liaison committee.

Council member Davitt was an instrumental member of the acquisition team for the new City Hall building, leading negotiations and strategy for the much needed new building.   He also led the efforts to sell the former city hall building.

Regionally, Council member Davitt has served on the Executive Board of the California Contract Cities Association (CCCA). He served as Treasurer and then Vice President. This organization is made up of over 72 cities representing over 8 million residents in Southern California. Council member Davitt served as the Association’s President in 2017.  During this time, the Association saw historic growth and became a powerful advocacy voice for cities’ rights.  He has been active in both Sacramento and the County for expanding and preserving cities’ rights to contract services.

In addition to his City Council role, Council member Davitt is the President of the La Cañada Flintridge Tournament of Roses Association (2 years). He also serves on the Board of Directors of the Glendale College Foundation and, previously, served on the Board of Directors of Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy. He also served on the Parent Board of St Bede School and served as its President for three years.

Council member Davitt and his wife Alison have been married for over 30 years and have four children.   They both have been and remain active in many civic and charitable organizations locally and regionally.

Michael T. Davitt

Current Term: March 2015 to March 2020
First elected: March 2011