Census Tract 4603.01 is the Northwestern section of Altadena bordered on the west roughly by the Arroyo Seco or the Pasadena City limits thereabout; by Altadena Drive on the south; by Fair Oaks Avenue on the east and along a line following Chiquita Canyon to the transmission lines; and along the transmission lines on the north which border the Angeles National Forest.
Dorothy “Dot” Wong was born and raised in Hawaii then moved to Los Angeles in 1983 to attend college at Loyola Marymount University earning a Bachelors degree in Communications and Business Administration in ’88.
Dot worked in Hollywood for 20+ years as Live/Multi-Camera Television Production Associate Director, Production Supervisor and is an active member of the Directors Guild of America. Her production skills translated easily to community organizer specializing in bicycling advocacy, recreation and sport, bringing world class bicycle racing to Los Angeles and to all of Southern California for well over a decade organizing and supporting over 200+ bicycle events to date.
Her love of sport and dedication to hard work, Dot reached the elite level of bicycle racing earning the gold medal in mountain biking at the World Masters Games in 2005. She has taken her expertise to the community as an experienced bicycling and pedestrian safety educator certified by the League of American Bicyclists in Washington D.C. She is a lead instructor working with local advocacy organizations: LA County Bicycle Coalition, People for Mobility Justice, Active SGV as well as with Walk ‘N Rollers Bicycling-Pedestrian Safety programs across Southern California. She also currently serves on the Executive Board of the California Bicycle Coalition 2016-present.
Also, recognized as an environmental advocate she was awarded 2013 Volunteer of the Year for the Arroyo Seco Foundation. Advocated 2015 and 2017 at Capital Hill in Sacramento and Washington DC for better, safer streets, to expand public land protection, conserve resources and to be more climate-resilient. Create more natural spaces such as parks and bike paths in our historically underserved neighborhoods. Connecting people and public lands through more trails and other outdoor recreational opportunities, to improve public health.
Term Expires 2023
Phone: (626) 765-4275
FB/Twitter: @ATCdotwong Instagram: Councilmember.dotwong
Milissa Marona was born in the San Gabriel Valley and has been a resident of the Meadows neighborhood for the past 14 years. She has been married to her husband Jonathan for almost 30 year and is the mother to two grown children.
For her career she has spent the last 20 years either working for the electric utility doing CEQA applications at the CPUC or in the renewable energy sector lobbying utilities and legislators for incentives. She has extensive land use experience as well as creating the opportunities for government agencies to work together for mutually benefitting results.
As a member of Fellowship Monrovia, attending at the satellite campus at John muir High School where she volunteered leading women’s groups and participated in jail ministry to help women in prison. Traveling to Thailand and India to work with women who are stuck in sex trafficking, Milissa believes that educating women is the key to seeing change in that problem.
Local actions are key to bringing changes that are needed to our communities and Milissa is looking forward to assisting her census tract and assisting the residents of Altadena.
Term Expires 2024
Phone: (626) 626-463-8190