Citizens' Advisory Committee
Measure A established a five-member Citizens’ Advisory Committee to periodically review the City’s use of revenues generated by the tax and make recommendations to the City Council with regard to the use of the tax. The members of the Citizens’ Advisory Committee are appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by the City Council.
Judy Ross, Chair
Judy Ross was the longtime Executive Director of the Long Beach Nonprofit Partnership before retiring in 2014. She previously worked for the United Way, and in the Long Beach Department of Health and Human Services as the agency's first director for the Tobacco Education Program. Judy is past President of the Junior League in Long Beach and served on the Long Beach City College Foundation Board. She holds a Master's Degree in Social Work and lives in Long Beach in District 3.
Jane Netherton, Vice Chair
Jane Netherton is the Chair Emeritus of International City Bank, and formerly the CEO and Board President there. She has over 25 years of experience in the financial industry and has a long history of public service in Long Beach, including terms on the Board of Directors for the Conservation Corps of Long Beach, the Convention & Visitors Bureau, and the CSULB Foundation. She also served as Chair of the Redevelopment Agency and is active in the Rotary Club. She lives in Long Beach in District 3.
Steven Neal, Member
Steven Neal is a member of the Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners and he also serves as Senior Pastor of LIFE Gospel Ministries. Steven served North Long Beach as District Nine Councilmember on the Long Beach City Council. He is a former board member of the Southern California Association of Governments, the Pacific Gateway Workforce Investment Board and the Long Beach Freedom Schools program. He currently serves as a board member to the Los Angeles chapter of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) and Long Beach Transit Board of Directors. Steven lives in Long Beach in District 9.
Kevin Shin, Member
Kevin Shin is the Senior Director of Policy and Partnerships for the Los Angeles County Bicycle Coalition where he helps fight for safer streets to make all Los Angeles County communities more walkable, bikeable, and livable. Previously, Kevin served as Customer Success Manager for Healthcare at Blackbaud, Inc., where he helps nonprofit organizations such as children’s hospitals achieve their goals through fundraising, marketing, and advocacy. He co-founded Walk Bike Long Beach, a pedestrian and bicycle safety advocacy group, and is a Steering Committee Member for Healthy Active Streets. Kevin has extensive experience volunteering in Long Beach, especially advocating for traffic safety and environmental health. He holds an MBA and a Bachelor’s Degree in Biotechnology and Business Management, and lives in Long Beach in District 7.
Miles Nevin, Member
Dr. Nevin is a Council District 3 resident, with a doctorate in educational leadership from CSULB where he currently works as the Associated Students Inc. Executive Director. Miles is also an Adjunct Instructor at both National American University and Kansas State University. Miles is a member and current chair of the Airport Advisory Commission, and previously served on the Citizen Police Complaint Commission and Successor Board to the Redevelopment Agency.