Vice Mayor Lori Woods was originally elected to City Council on March 5, 2013 in a campaign emphasizing her commitment to encourage public participation in government, and to put the interests of residents and existing businesses first in all decision-making.
She is proud of the City of Signal Hill and wishes to continue to offer quality public services and promote a sound local economy. She also sees a future that strengthens residential quality of life, environmental quality, property values, and small businesses.
During her term as Mayor from March 2016/2017, Lori Woods has worked on the development of neighborhood-based emergency preparedness plans and worked to encourage all Signal Hill residents to support our local economy by shopping locally. She called this program, KYMISH (Keep Your Money In Signal Hill).
Council Member Woods is a long-time Signal Hill resident. She and her husband, Lance, are raising their four children in Signal Hill. Among her daily activities is running a family-based business in product manufacturing as well as home-schooling her children.
She is a graduate of Tennessee Temple University, Chattanooga, TN with a degree in Office Administration. She currently holds a California Real Estate Sales License. Her professional work experience includes 5 years with the County of Orange Job Training Partnership Act and 8 years in property management.