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2023 Valley Economic Forecast Panelist: Mayor David Shapiro

Mayor David Shapiro
Mayor of Calabasas
City of Calabasas

David Shapiro was elected to the Calabasas City Council on March 5, 2013 and served as the City’s Mayor from 2014-2015 and after being re-elected to the Council in 2018, he served a second term as Mayor 2018-2019.

Shapiro serves as the City Council Liaison on School Site Safety as part of the School Area Traffic and Safety Committee, is School and PFC Liaison for the City Council, is a member of the Senior Task Force, and was on the Selection Committee working to build the Calabasas Senior Center/Adult Enrichment Center. He also serves on the Emergency Preparedness and Communications Committees for the City. Shapiro is also a representative on the newly formed Clean Power Alliance (CPA) working toward providing renewable and clean energy in the City of Calabasas and beyond.   

Mayor Shapiro was recently elected to become the Regional Councilmember for Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG).  Shapiro also has served on a SCAG committee for CEHD for the past 3 years, working on many issues including housing, transportation, and sustainability, and also serves on the Valley Economic Alliance Board of Governors. He was also recently re-appointed for a 5th year to the League of California Cities Policy Committee, addressing statewide issues of housing and homelessness, among others. He continues to serve as the Captain of the City of Calabasas Relay for Life Team and supports many other philanthropic organizations, including Rotary Club of Calabasas, Habitat for Humanity, Cordasco Something Yellow Foundation, Loving Home Hospice for Children, and Golden West ALS. 

Prior to being elected to the City Council, Shapiro served as President/Chair of the Calabasas Library Commission, as President/Chair of the Parks and Recreation Commission, was on the first two Civic Center Advisory Committees that helped develop and design the Calabasas Civic Center and Library, served as a Board Member of the Joint Powers Authority for the Agoura Hills/Calabasas Community Center, and has been Vice-President of the Community Center Alliance for over 11 years.

 

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