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Irvine City Manager John Russo to Address Business, Community Leaders at Greater Irvine Chamber

Monday, October 22, 2018

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Irvine City Manager John Russo will address business and community leaders during the Greater Irvine Chamber Government Affairs meeting on Thursday, Nov. 1, 8 – 9:30 a.m.

Having served as a city councilmember, city attorney, and city manager, Russo will discuss how his experience at three California cities gives him a unique perspective as he leads Irvine in implementing the vision and direction of its city council. Russo has 23 years of results-oriented public service gained through leadership positions in Oakland, Alameda, and Riverside.

The Brooklyn native graduated with honors in economics and political science from Yale University, and earned his law degree from New York University School of Law. He was a Legal Aid attorney in St. Louis before moving to Oakland in 1987, where he was president of Friends of Oakland Parks and Recreation, treasurer of the East Bay League of Conservation Voters, and pro bono attorney for neighborhood associations and nonprofits. In 2002, Russo served as League of California Cities president; he also was a Board member for the National League of Cities.

For more information about the Greater Irvine Chamber work in government affairs and how to become involved, contact Whit Peterson.

Category: Chamber News, Advocacy News

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