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Councilwoman Megan Kerr

Megan Kerr was sworn into office on Tuesday, December 20th. Her life has been devoted to civic improvement. A highly respected leader, Megan was an active volunteer and community advocate before winning a seat on the Long Beach Unified School District in 2014. Having served two terms on the School Board, she now looks forward to bringing her leadership, her work ethic, and her passion for public service to the critical work of shaping a strong, sustainable future for Long Beach.

No one better understands the interests and priorities that impact community health, public safety and the quality of life in the 5th District than Megan. She’s been part of this community her entire life. Born and raised in Bixby Knolls, she attended St. Anthony High School and Long Beach City College before receiving her Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology from Cal Poly Pomona.

Megan leads with integrity, with vision, and with compassion. She knows that people and ideas are a powerful force. As she has done throughout her life, Megan will work hard every day to ensure that this community she knows and loves will thrive and prosper for many years to come.

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It is with great excitement that Councilwoman Megan Kerr announces the appointment of Robert Allarte to serve as Chief of Staff beginning Monday, March 20, 2023.
Long Beach, CA – The newly elected officials for the City of Long Beach will be sworn in at an Inauguration Ceremony on Tuesday, Dec. 20, at 5:30 p.m. at the Terrace Theater. The public is invited to attend the ceremony in person or watch it via livestream on the City’s social pages.
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