Mark Ridley-Thomas
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Mark Ridley-Thomas

Democrat

City Council Member, District 10

Los Angeles, California
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Mark Ridley-Thomas

City Council Member, District 10
Summary
Experience
67
Years of Age
18
Years of Experience
CAResidence (state)

Mark Ridley-Thomas is an American politician and a currently-suspended member of the Los Angeles City Council for the 10th district. He previously served three terms on the Council from the 8th district from 1991 to 2002. Ridley-Thomas was indicted on federal corruption charges on October 13, 2021.Ridley-Thomas previously served as a member of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors for the 2nd Supervisorial District from 2008 to 2020, a California State Senator representing the 26th district from 2006 to 2008, and was a California State Assemblyman representing the 48th district from 2002 until 2006. He was Chairman of the Assembly Democratic Caucus.

Experience

Education

  (1 - 2 of 3)  
Immaculate Heart College
BA Social Relations
Immaculate Heart College
MA Religious Studies
University of Southern California
PhD Social Ethics

Past Positions

  (1 - 2 of 6)  
Council Member
City of Los Angeles, California
2020 - Current
Supervisor
Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors
2008 - 2020
Senator
California State Senate
2007 - 2008
Assembly Member
California State Assembly
2003 - 2006
Former Majority Caucus Chair
California State Assembly
Executive Director
Southern Christian Leadership Conference of Greater Los Angeles

Other Experience

  (1 - 2 of 4)  
Member
Aspen Institute's Domestic Strategy Group
1992 - Current
Former Chair
Business, Professions, and Economic Development Committee, California State Senate
Former Member
Health Committee, California State Senate
Former Member
Appropriations Committee, California State Senate