City of Vernon California

Members' Bios

The City of Vernon Green Vernon Commission (GVC), formerly the Sustainable Development and Energy Efficiency Commission (SDEEC), regularly meets quarterly in March, June, September, and December on the third Wednesday at 3:30 p.m. in the Council Chamber located at Vernon City Hall.

Staff Contact Information:

Keith Allen, Director
Vernon City Hall
4305 Santa Fe Avenue
Vernon, CA 90058
Phone: (323) 583-8811
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David Honda
Chairperson David Honda is a Los Angeles developer of interior and exterior architecture, community leader, philanthropist, and rising star in the arena of environmentally and ecologically responsible construction development around the globe.

Michael Gavina
Vice Chairperson Michael Gavina is the Purchasing Manager and has been working with F. Gaviña & Sons, Inc. since 2002.

Hector Garcia
Hector Garcia is currently employed by Farmer John as their environmental engineer since 2008.

Jim A. Andreoli
Jim A. Andreoli is the Senior Vice President of Baker Commodities Inc., a rendering company in the City of Vernon.  Baker Commodities specializes in the recycling of animal bi-products, fats, oils and greases, and the pumping and processing of interceptor and trap materials.  He has 27 years' experience with the company, primarily in operations.

Jose Lizarraga
Jose Lizarraga has been employed in the City of Vernon for over 15 years and is currently the Engineering Manager for U.S. Growers Cold Storage, Inc.

Armando Espinoza
Armando S. Espinoza is a Union Representative for the United Food and Commercial Workers Union Local 770 (UFCW Local 770).  Mr. Espinoza represents several packinghouse plants in the City of Vernon.

Jaime Villanueva
Jaime Villanueva is a Teamsters Business Representative for 12 years representing working members at King Meat Inc.