Elmy Bermejo (President)

Term: May 14, 2015 - October 5, 2016

Commissioner Elmy Bermejo was appointed by the Mayor as a Commissioner for the Commission on the Environment on May 14, 2015.  She is also  Director of Intergovernmental Affairs at the U.S. Department of Labor.  In her capacity as Director, she is responsible for strengthening relationships with the National Governors Association, the U.S. Conference of Mayors, the National Association of Counties, the U.S. League of Cities and other organizations.

Elmy served on the Board of Directors of Leadership California. For more than 20 years, she was dedicated to public service positions in California and in Washington D.C., serving as the Interim Executive Director of the Latino Issues Forum, as Chair of the California State Commission on the Status of Women, and as Deputy Secretary, State and Consumer Services Agency for the State of California. She also served as special assistant to Senator Don Perata, working on issues that impact women and children, outreach to the Latino/Latina community and work with the ethnic media. As a board member of Hispanas Organized for Political Equality (HOPE), Elmy chaired Latina Action Day in Sacramento.