Council Member Violeta Lewis

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Violeta Lewis

Commencement of Current Term:

April 26, 2016

Expiration of Current Term:

November 3, 2020

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

Married for over 10 years with two children

Bilingual in English and Spanish 


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


  • Pediatric Registered Nurse at an acute care hospital in Los Angeles 

Regional Boards, Committees, and Professional Organizations:

  • Community Health Ad Hoc Committee
  • Los Angeles County Sanitation District No. 15 & 21 - Director
  • Foothill Transit Authority Governing Board Member - Delegate
  • SGV Council of Governments (COG) Board Member – Alternate
  • National League of Cities – Alternate
  • National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials - member
  • La Puente Pride Committee - Past Chairwoman and member
  • National Hispanic Nurses Association - member
  • Society of Pediatric Nurses – member 

Community Service and Awards:

  • La Puente Valley Women’s Club - member
  • American Cancer Society's Relay for Life of La Puente - Committee Member
  • Los Angeles County Disaster Healthcare Volunteers 
  • TELACU Education Foundation Health Careers Nurse Scholar
  • East San Gabriel Valley Coalition for the Homeless Winter Shelter
  • Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Volunteer 


"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 or text (626) 709-6331. I look forward to hearing from you."