Jerry Powell

Planning Commission
Title: Planning Commissioner
Mark Handler Commissioner

Jerry has been a member of the Planning Commission since 2013 and has served as Chair and Vice Chair of the Commission. Jerry spent his professional career in law enforcement. Prior to his employment in law enforcement, Jerry served in the military on both active duty and in the Reserves. Jerry's community service has included the Orange County Grand Jury, member of a local school board, and the La Habra City Personnel Board. Jerry has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Administration of Justice and has taught criminal justice classes at two local community colleges. He and his wife Mary have a daughter and a son and six grandchildren. Jerry enjoys cycling and travel.


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