Joshua LaFarga

Joshua LaFarga serves as the director of public and government affairs and as recording secretary and executive board member at LiUNA! Local 1309, which is one of the largest and most active trade unions in Southern California.

In 2017, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors appointed Mr. LaFarga to serve on their Building Rehabilitation Appeals Board. In 2016, he was appointed to serve as a delegate for Hillary Clinton at the Democratic National Convention. Additionally, in 2015, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti appointed Mr. LaFarga to serve on the Board of Neighborhood Commissioners.

He serves on the South Bay Workforce Investment Board’s Board of Directors and as co-chair of the Legislative Committee for FuturePorts. He also serves on the Red Shoe Society Board of Directors for the Long Beach Ronald McDonald House and on the California Coalition for Clean Air’s non-profit board.

He was honored with the Senate District 35's Extraordinary Citizen Award and the American Israel Public Affairs Committee’s 2015 Southern Pacific Regional Latino Leaders Award.

Mr. LaFarga was appointed to the Little Hoover Commission by Speaker of the Assembly Anthony Rendon in June 2017.

Please direct all communications to the Commission Office:

Little Hoover Commission
925 L Street, Suite 805
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 445-2125 or
(916) 322-7709 (fax)