All-America City Committee

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About the All-America City Designation

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Enhances, maintains, and evaluates the civic health and pride of the community through partnerships and creative approaches, ensuring collaboration with the public and private sector, in the true spirit of the All America City Program.


Create and coordinate community-based projects which address the ten components of the All-America City Civic Index. The ten components are Citizen Participation, Community Leadership, Government Performance, Volunteerism and Philanthropy, Inter-Group Relations, Civic Education, Community Information Sharing, Capacity for Cooperation and Consensus Building, Community Vision and Pride, and Inter-Community Cooperation.


The committee is comprised of five members. Members are nominated by individual Councilmembers, appointed by the Mayor, and confirmed by the City Council. Terms are for two years.

Meeting Schedule:

Meets the fourth Tuesday of each month from 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. in City Hall Council Chambers, 110 E. Cook Street, Santa Maria.

Staff Liaison:

David Rodriguez, Community Outreach Coordinator, (805) 925-0951 ext. 2414.

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Committee Members:

Rebecca Carey
Last appointed:  1/2015
Term expires:  1/2017 

Michelle Huitron
Last appointed:  1/2015
Term expires:  1/2017 

Leonardo Espinoza, Jr.
Last appointed: 7/2015
Term expires: 1/2017

Term expires:  1/2016 

Term expires:  1/2016


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