Cynthia McClain-Hill

As President of the Board, I am committed to leading the Department into the future, protecting the interests of ratepayers, and helping build a stronger Los Angeles through service, innovation, and opportunity.

Board President
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Executive Standing Committee
Inyo/Los Angeles Standing Committee
Personnel Relations Standing Committee
Retirement Board Representative
Ad Hoc Advisory Committee Southern California Public Power Authority Policy Practice and Reform
Ad Hoc Advisory Committee on Workforce and Employee Development


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News & Remarks

Recent remarks and press statements by Board President McClain-Hill.
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Cynthia McClain-Hill Re-elected President and Nicole Neeman Brady Elected Vice President of LA Board of Water and Power Commissioners

"I am very honored to continue leading the nation’s largest municipal utility as we work to build a stronger Los Angeles. As Board President, I am committed to continuing the work we have begun to strengthen accountability and provide strong oversight as LADWP works to achieve the City’s clean energy goals equitably and expands local water supplies for the more than four million residents and businesses we serve."

August 2, 2023
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Industry Growth Forum 2023: Faster, Smarter, More Connected

"No one understands equity better than those who feel that they ‘ain’t got nothin’ yet,’” she said quoting Charles. “We won’t be able to be successful in reaching our clean energy goals unless everyone is along for the ride. We have a long way to go and not a lot of time to get there, and we can’t afford to be late. Leading with equity will ensure we all will arrive at the same time."

May 16, 2023
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First-Ever LADWP Women’s Career and Wellness Expo Introduces Utility Career Paths to Students and Community Members

"We want women throughout the Los Angeles region to know they have a place to build or advance their career here at LADWP, and there’s no better time for them to consider the array of opportunities open to them than right now. "

May 6, 2023
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L.A. Water & Power Commissioners Unanimously Approve New Energy Services Policy Changes to Speed Construction, Lower Costs for 100% Affordable Housing Developments and Permanent Supportive Units

"Mayor Karen Bass has made clear her intention and one of her priorities is to promote and encourage developers to build affordable and permanent supportive housing that meet the needs of tens of thousands of women, men and families that presently make L.A.’s sidewalks, parks, and freeway underpasses their homes of last resort."

March 14, 2023
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Board President McClain-Hill in Action

May 2, 2023
Read the Board President's speech delivered at the NREL Industry Growth Forum

June 4, 2022
Board of Water and Power Commission President Cynthia McClain-Hill commemorates LADWP fallen workers at memorial event. Click image to view video. 

May 12, 2022
Board of Water and Power Commission President Cynthia McClain-Hill was an honoree at LAANE’s 2022 Women for a New Los Angeles luncheon, which brings together more than 700 women from across the country to celebrate women’s leadership and vision. McClain-Hill also delivered remarks at the event.

May 10, 2022
Board of Water and Power Commission President Cynthia McClain-Hill shared remarks at the LADWP Board Meeting paying tribute to employees of Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) descent in honor of Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month.
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May 9, 2022
Board of Water and Power Commission President Cynthia McClain-Hill was an selected as one of the L.A. County Board of Supervisors and Commission for Women’s “Women of the Year.” The award recognizes women who have worked to bring about social and economic change, served as outstanding role models for women, worked on behalf of women’s issues or demonstrated outstanding performance within their professions to further advocate women’s rights.

January 2022
Board of Water and Power Commission President Cynthia McClain-Hill peaks to Ashley Jung of the Girls Academic Leadership Academy. Click image to view video.