Raymond Y. Hamada, Council Member


Council District: 1
Date Appointed: November 2018
Term Expires: December 2020
Place of Birth: Gardena, CA
Occupation: Director of Planning and Community Development (Retired)
Spouse: Sue Hamada
Children: Jason Hamada, Heather Coleman, and Amy Hamada

Schools Attended:

  • Cal State University, Los Angeles (Post Baccalaureate Studies)
  • Cal State Universiaty, Dominguez Hills (Post Baccalaureate Studies)
  • University of California, Los Angeles (Bachelors of Arts in Geography)
  • Bellflower High School

Current Appointments:

  • California Joint Powers Insurance Authority (Alternate Delegate)    
  • Bellflower Kiwanis Club and Foundation (Board Member)    
  • Kingdom Causes Bellflower (Board Member)   
  • Los Cerritos YMCA (Board Chairperson)   
  • Greater Long Beach YMCA (Board Member)
  • SELACO Workforce Investment Policy Board (Alternate Delegate)
  • Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG) (Primary Delegate, Regional Council, Transportation Committee)       
  • Bellflower Sister City Committee (Primary Delegate)
  • Community Family Guidance Center (Auxiliary Board Member)
Elected Offices:

City of Bellflower

  • Council Member (Appointed 2018 - 2020)

Hobbies: Spending time with family, being a grandpa, sports, traveling, and community volunteering.