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Monrovia Candidate Statements: Becky Shevlin

[I have offered all active candidates for the Monrovia City Council a post of up to 300 words to explain and promote their candidacy. I am posting them in the order I receive them. This is the second, from Becky Shevlin. - Brad Haugaard]

I have lived in the immediate area for 56 years and in Monrovia for the past 23 years, raising a family here, and for 35 years, have worked as a legal assistant for attorney Mark M. O’Brien, with his office in Monrovia Old Town for the past 16 years. I have immersed myself in all aspects of our Community building valuable relationships with local businesses and fellow Monrovians. For 2 years now it has been my honor and privilege to serve the citizens of Monrovia as a Monrovia City Council Member. 

SERVING MONROVIA - Council Liaison and Representative to the Monrovia Old Town Advisory Board, Community Services Commission (past Commissioner 11 years, and past Chair), Foothill Workforce Investment Board, Foothill Transit Board; Southern California Association of Governments, Adopt-a-School Program (Clifton Middle School) and Alternate for the San Gabriel Valley Economic Partnership and Council of Governments.

Community Involvement – Monrovia Reads Board Member and past President (8 years); Acting Secretary and past Chair of Monrovia Chamber Business, Education, and Community Outreach Network Committee (8 years and also serving on Chamber Executive Board 2005-2008; President 2007); Calendar Coordinator and past President of Monrovia Community Coordinating Council (12 years); Monrovia Guild - Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (4 years); County Commission for Women Board Member (appointment 2010) as well as involvement with several other Community organizations and programs.

Our future is calling; we have many challenges and I believe I am prepared to confront and address them, both on your behalf and together. My desire is that we continue to cherish and preserve our rich heritage and sense of community while forging ahead to a prosperous future. I thank you for your support and ask for your Vote on April 12, 2011. To contact me, please email; call (626) 253-0072, or visit

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