Mayor Khan shares her perspectives for the secret of Irvine’s success. Irvine turns 50 this year so what have they learned (got right or could do better)? Irvine was designed from the ground up which explains its amazing public infrastructure, parks, roads, etc. It helped that the Irvine Company (one owner) had so much land to build on so how does the Mayor reflect on Irvine’s land planning experience? Looking at the city’s Priority Projects, how does the City decide on the list and what does the Mayor do to ensure those projects get built? Learn if the Mayor feels there is sufficient diversity in her City’s workforce or in public service or elected office? And finally, how is Irvine dealing with social equity, income inequality and digital divide issues?
Mayor Farrah N. Khan is first and foremost a mother of two boys. She was first elected to the Irvine City Council in 2018 with the highest votes among 12 candidates and is the first woman of color to be elected to the Council. She is a small business owner and a recruitment consultant. Prior to that, Farrah served 8 years as a Regulatory Affairs Manager for a biotech company in Emervyville, CA. And for 4 years, from 2015-2019, she served as the Executive Director for a local nonprofit, Newport Mesa Irvine Interfaith Council, where she worked with the local faith communities and other non-profits to tackle issues like homelessness and human trafficking while promoting peace and understanding.
You may contact Mayor Farrah N. Khan at: Irvine City Council 1 Civic Center Plaza Irvine, CA 92606 Phone: 949-724-6233 firstname.lastname@example.org https://www.cityofirvine.org/
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