Juan Garza, Mayor Pro Tem

Council District: At-Large

Date Elected: March 2017

Term Expires: December 2020

Place of Birth: Los Angeles, CA

Occupation: Consultant

Employer: Englander Knabe & Allen

Spouse: Mayra Garza

Children: Juan Garza, Benjamin Garza, and Daniel Garza


Schools Attended:

  • California State University, Long Beach - Graduate Center for Public Policy & Administration (Master of Public Administration)
  • California State University, Long Beach (Bachelor of Arts in Geography; Certificate in Urban Studies)
  • Huntington Park High School

Current Appointments: 

  • California Debt and Investment Advisory Commission - Elected Officials Training Stakeholder Group (Member; League of California Cities Delegate)
  • League of California Cities – Statewide Policy Committee on Revenue & Taxation (Los Angeles County Division Delegate)
  • League of California Cities, Los Angeles County Division Board of Directors - Executive Committee (President; Alternate Delegate)
  • California Contract Cities Association (Legislative Committee; Primary Delegate)    
  • Los Angeles County City Selection Committee (Alternate Delegate)
  • Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County Nos. 2, 3 & 18 (Alternate Delegate)
  • Southern California Association of Governments (Alternate Delegate)
  • Long Beach Memorial Medical Center Board of Trustees

Elected Offices:

City of Bellflower

  • Council Member (Appointed 2016 - 2017; 2017 - 2020)
  • Mayor Pro Tem (2018 - 2019)

Hobbies/Special Interests: Spending time with family; music; traveling; learning; sports; and volunteering with Bellflower Kiwanis Club.