City of Santa Clarita Press Release

Councilwoman McLean Chosen for Regional Leadership Roles

Councilwoman McLean Chosen for Regional Leadership Roles

Selections Increase Local Representation on Regional Organizations 

Adding a powerful local voice to policies and decisions that directly affect residents, Santa Clarita City Councilwoman Marsha McLean has been tapped for leadership roles with the San Fernando Valley Council of Governments and Southern California Association of Governments. McLean has long been an advocate for the Santa Clarita community, focusing on transportation, environmental protection, homelessness and many other issues.

“It is an honor to serve the Santa Clarita community not just as a member of the City Council, but also as a champion for local issues at the regional, county and state levels. I will continue to be a strong advocate and ensure the voices of Santa Clarita Valley residents are heard,” said Councilwoman McLean.

On May 26, 2023, Councilwoman McLean was unanimously re-elected to serve as Chair of the San Fernando Valley Council of Governments (SFVCOG). As the City of Santa Clarita’s representative on the SFVCOG, Councilwoman McLean works with leaders from the City and County of Los Angeles, as well as the cities of Burbank, Glendale and San Fernando, to increase coordination and improve the regional economy, mobility, and safety. In her role as Chair, Councilwoman McLean will further SFVCOG’s mission to improve the movement of people and goods in the North Los Angeles County and San Fernando Valley COG region by implementing projects and programs critical to improved transportation opportunities for businesses, commuters and residents.

Additionally, Councilwoman McLean was unanimously appointed by the SFVCOG to serve as its representative on the Southern California Association of Governments’ (SCAG) Transportation Policy Committee.

To learn more about SFVCOG, please visit To learn more about SCAG, please visit

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