Herb Wesson III, Field Deputy

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Name/Title: Herb Wesson III, Field Deputy

My job entails: Represent Councilmember at public meetings and events, work with constituents, agencies and other branches of government to improve quality of life in the New 9th. Responsible for all constituent services and community outreach in the western portion of the district stretching from Normandie Avenue on the Western edge to the 110 Freeway on the Eastern edge and Gage Avenue to the South.

What most excites me about my work is: The ability to make a difference.

In the past, I have worked with: Speakers Office of Member Services for Antonio Villaraigosa; Fabian Nunez; Robert Hertzberg

My all-time role model is my father because he taught me to be the best at whatever I do and above everything, to be patient.

The best advice I’d give to my younger self is: Take your time, don’t rush. In other words, walk down the hill, don’t run.

My favorite book of all time is: As a Man Thinketh

The three things I can’t live without are: God, family and knowledge of who I am as a human being. 

You can reach me at: herb.wesson.iii@lacity.org

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