Mayor Pro-Tem


Laurie Rios, Mayor Pro-Tem

Ms. Laurie Rios was appointed to the City Council on July 31, 2012, to serve out the remainder of Councilmember Serrano’s term, which began in December of 2011 and ends in December 2015.

Councilmember Rios moved to Santa Fe Springs in 1957 and has served on a variety of City Committees and Commissions over the last 43 years, including the Family and Human Services Advisory Committee (43 years/Chairperson for the last 21 years, and the Sister City Committee (21 years). Councilmember Rios has also served on the City’s Planning Commission for the past twenty years. She is a member of the Little Lake Educational Advancement Foundation (LLEAF), and previously served as an elected Trustee for the Little Lake City School District Board.

Councilmember Rios is a retired employee of the Little Lake City School District, where she worked at Jersey Avenue School for 26 years. She has been married to her husband Albert Rios for over 60 years. She is the mother of three children, and has nine grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

If you would like to contact Mayor Pro Tem Rios, you may send an e-mail or contact the City Council Office at (562) 868-0511, ext. 7314.


City Council Appointed City Committee/Commissions & Subcommittees
Beautification Committee (Alternate)
Chamber of Commerce Youth Enrichment Fund
Economic Development Strategy Subcommittee
Family & Human Services Advisory Committee
Heritage Arts Committee (Alternate)
Historical Committee (Alternate)
Purchasing Policies Subcommittee
READI Committee (Alternate)
SFS/PIH Health Center Oversight Committee
Senior Citizens Advisory Committee ( Alternate)
Sister City Committee

Non-City Council Appointed Committees
Sandoval Scholarship Panel