City Council - Mayor


Violeta M. Lewis, RN

Commencement of Current Term:
April 24, 2012

Expiration of Current Term:
April 26, 2016

Raised in nearby Whittier, CA. and has been a resident of La Puente since 2003

Married (8 years) with two children

Bilingual in English and Spanish


  • Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology - University of California Santa Barbara
  • Forensic Identification Certificate - Rio Hondo College
  • Associates of Science in Nursing - Rio Hondo College

Pediatric Registered Nurse at an acute care hospital in Los Angeles

Regional Boards, Committees, and Professional Organizations:

  • Foothill Transit Authority Governing Board Member - Delegate
  • SGV Council of Governments (COG) Board Member - Alternate
  • National League of Cities - Delegate
  • La Puente Pride Committee - Past Chairwoman and member
  • National Hispanic Nurses Association - member
  • Society of Pediatric Nurses - member

Community Service and Awards:

  • TELACU Education Foundation Health Careers Scholarship Award
  • L.A. County Disaster Healthcare Volunteers
  • American Cancer Society's Relay for Life - Committee Member and Team Captain
  • East San Gabriel Valley Coalition for the Homeless Winter Shelter
  • Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Volunteer
  • La Calle Conferences for At Risk Youth Volunteer
  • City of Pico Rivera Teen Mentor Program


It is an honor and a privilege to represent the residents of La Puente. Please feel free to call me anytime with your comments, concerns, and suggestions. For normal business please call and leave a message at my City Hall phone number (626) 855-1581. For urgent matters, please call my cell phone at (626) 709-6331. I look forward to hearing from you.


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