Finance Advisory Committee

Mission Statement

Resolution Number 2008-064 - The mission of the Finance Advisory Committee shall be to provide citizen input to the City Council regarding financial matters of the City of Rancho Palos Verdes. The Committee shall review short and long-term financial information of the City and other financial issues as assigned by the City Council. The Committee shall advise on economic development matters such as methods to improve the business climate and how to better work with local businesses and shall recommend specific areas for review to the City Council. The Committee will serve to advise the City Council regarding the City's financial condition.


  • Meetings are to be determined based on the City's Finance Advisory Committee Work Plan.
  • Scheduled meetings are held on Thursdays 7:00 p.m.
  • Please check the City's website for scheduled meetings.
  • City Hall
    30940 Hawthorne Boulevard
    Community Room
    Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275

Agendas & Minutes

Both upcoming agendas/minutes and archived agendas/minutes are available. Agendas are available 72 hours prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval. Archived agendas and Minutes are available at the bottom of the page.

Committee Member Term Limits

Term Begins
Term Expires
First Appointed
Email George Lewis, CHAIR
Email Raquel Brown, VICE-CHAIR01/21/202006/30/202403/19/2019
Email Emily Colville
Email Krista Johnson
Email Jessica Vlaco
Email Willie Wang03/07/202306/30/202603/07/2023
Email Kevin Yourman


The 7-member Finance Advisory Committee participates in the analysis of the city's financial future during its annual review of the 5-Year Financial Model prepared by staff. The Finance Advisory Committee also assists the City Council by reviewing other projects that may have a financial impact on the city. These appointments are non-paying volunteer positions that require attendance at about six evening meetings annually. Appointments generally have terms of office ranging from 2 to 4 years. To qualify for appointment, applicants must be a resident of the city of Rancho Palos Verdes.

Read the City Council's resolution (PDF) that established the Finance Advisory Committee, its mission, size and meeting frequency.

Contacting the Finance Advisory Committee


Phone messages will be forwarded to the Finance Advisory Committee by calling City Hall at (310) 377-0360 and speaking to the Director of Finance.


The most effective manner to communicate with the FAC is to send an email message. All email messages sent to the FAC email address are automatically forwarded to each FAC member's individual City email address. You can also email each member individually by using the link in their name in the Committee Member Term Limits table.