Meet the Staff

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LaShe Rodriguez

Chief of Staff

Covers Policy Area/Department:

  • 2020 Census Ad Hoc
  • California State Association of Counties (CSAC)
  • CEO
  • Clerk of the Board
  • County Counsel
  • Santa Ana Water Project
  • Orange County Counsel of Governments (OCCOG)
  • Orange County Water District
  • South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD)
  • State and Federal Legislation
  • Placentia Enhanced Infrastructure Financing District (Placentia EIFD)
  • Watershed and Coastal Resources
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Al Jabbar

Deputy Chief of Staff

Covers Policy Area/Department:

  • CalOptima
  • Child Support Services
  • Education
  • Health Care Agency
  • Metro-Link
  • Orange County Employees Retirement System (OCERS)
  • Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA)
  • Public Health
  • Transportation Corridor Agency-Foothill Eastern
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Jannelle Welker

Policy Advisor/Communications Director

Covers Policy Area/Department:

  • Animal Care
  • Emergency Management Division
  • Human Resources
  • Parks
  • Registrar of Voters
  • Social Services Agency
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Montana Sudul

Policy Advisor

Covers Policy Area/Department:

  • Board, Commission & Committee Appointments
  • Community Investment Division -OCCS
  • District Attorney
  • Grand Jury
  • Housing Authority – OCCS
  • Housing & Community Development - OCCS
  • John Wayne Airport
  • Libraries
  • Office on Aging - OCCS
  • Office of Campaign Finance & Ethics Commission
  • Orange County Housing Finance Trust (OCHFT)
  • Public Defender
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Mona Shadia

Policy Advisor

Covers Policy Area/Department:

  • Assessor
  • Auditor-Controller
  • Immigration
  • Integrated Services Vision 2025
  • Orange County Fire Authority (OCFA)
  • Probation
  • Public Works
  • Sheriff’s/Coroner
  • Treasurer Tax-Collector
  • Waste and Recycling
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Austin Mejia

Field Representative

Covers Policy Area/Department:

  • Clerk-Recorder
  • Internal Audit
  • Office of Independent Review
  • Sanitation District
  • Veterans Service Office - OCCS