Meet Our Staff

Our staff is committed to serving Los Angeles County’s First District. Located in our five offices across the district, our staff members combine unique experience and unparalleled dedication to meet the needs of our constituents and communities.

Hall of Administration, First District

Cindy Chen, J.D.
Cindy Chen, J.D.Chief of Staff
Jamie Cabrera
Jamie CabreraAdministrative Assistant
Areli Castillo
Areli Castillo Administrative Assistant
Guadalupe Duran-Medina
Guadalupe Duran-MedinaPlanning Deputy
Barbara Garcia
Barbara GarciaAdministrative Director
Jorge Gonzalez
Jorge GonzalezAdministrative Assistant
Esther Lim, MSW
Esther Lim, MSWJustice Deputy
Hoang Nguyen
Hoang NguyenSupervisor's Deputy
Tami Omoto-Frias
Tami Omoto-FriasBudget Deputy
Kimberly Ortega
Kimberly OrtegaActing Communications Director
Aydin Pasebani
Aydin PasebaniAssistant Environmental & Special Projects Deputy
Angelita Ramirez
Angelita RamirezScheduling Director
Waqas Rehman, P.E.
Waqas Rehman, P.E.Director of Planning and Development
Martin Reyes, P.E.
Martin Reyes, P.E.Transportation Deputy
Judith Vasquez
Judith VasquezSenior Advisor
Olivia Vasquez
Olivia VasquezCasework Manager
Elise Weinberg, J.D.
Elise Weinberg, J.D.Assistant Chief of Staff

East Los Angeles Regional Office

Elizabeth Andalon
Elizabeth AndalonSenior Field Deputy
Mario Betanco
Mario BetancoCaseworker
Antonio Chapa
Antonio ChapaDistrict Director/ Veterans & Homeless Liaison
Daisy Martinez
Daisy Martinez Administrative Assistant
Bertha Velazquez
Bertha VelazquezCasework Manager/ Office Manager

San Gabriel Valley/ El Monte Regional Office

Florencio Briones
Florencio BrionesSenior Field Deputy
Edith Gonzalez
Edith Gonzalez District Director
Ryan Serrano
Ryan SerranoAssistant Field Deputy/Caseworker
Yelila Silva
Yelila SilvaCaseworker
Bryan Urias
Bryan UriasSenior Field Deputy

Southeast Los Angeles Regional Office

Guadalupe Camberos
Guadalupe CamberosField Deputy
Kimberly Ortega
Kimberly OrtegaDistrict Director
Hannali Paniagua
Hannali PaniaguaCaseworker

East San Gabriel Valley/ Pomona Regional Office

Andrea Moreno
Andrea MorenoDistrict Director
Eva Thiel-Maiz
Eva Thiel-MaizField Deputy
Kimberly Olivares
Kimberly OlivaresStaff Assistant