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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Committees:
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


Bio

Priorities and Initiatives

DIVERSITY, EQUITY AND INCLUSION

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LA100 EQUITY STRATEGIES

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WOMEN'S COUNCIL

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LADWP CARES: KEEPING UTILITY BILLS AFFORDABLE

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News & Remarks

Recent remarks and press statements by Board President McClain-Hill.
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LADWP Board of Commissioners Propose ‘Cool LA’ Assistance Program to Help Customers During Extreme Heat

“Let’s be clear, no one living in the City of Los Angeles should be allowed to suffer a heat-related death or suffer a major health-related emergency triggered by extreme heat. We know the risks."

July 28, 2022
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As we do every day, I join the board and the department in proudly standing behind our employees for whom Pride Month means the most. We celebrate everyone’s dedication to our city, particularly those employees who identify as LGBTQIA+, and all that they do for our customers and the department. 

Delivered June 7, 2022 in celebration of Pride Month
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During AAPI Heritage Month, may we all reflect, find joy, and stay hopeful. And to all of our AAPI employees and communities, we celebrate you and thank you for your resilient spirit and your work in the service of a stronger LA and a better nation.

Delivered May 10, 2022 in tribute to Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month
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LADWP, Council District 9 and Department of Recreation and Parks Break Ground on New Park in South Los Angeles

“This park rightly honors the legacy and service of the late Senator Bill Greene who fought for civil rights, and will provide an important community benefit to nearby residents that can be enjoyed for years to come.”

March 26, 2022
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We at your DWP are working to chart a course toward building an even stronger L.A., through service, innovation, and opportunity.

Delivered March 11, 2022 at the 73rd 
Valley Industry and Commerce Association (VICA) Women in Leadership Event
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Here at LADWP, we need to continue to break the bias. We need to consistently show our commitment to women by uplifting, supporting and respecting them so much so that having an all-female board is no longer unusual, that the term “women in non-traditional roles"  becomes a misnomer, and no one bats an eye at the sight of a female lineworker or heavy duty truck operator. 

Delivered March 8, 2022 in celebration of Women's History Month and International Women's Day
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Mayor Garcetti Announces Hundreds of Millions in Utility Debt Relief for Angelenos

“Our goal is to provide the assistance and flexibility to ensure that every customer can manage their LADWP bill better and access assistance when they need it."

March 2, 2022
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LADWP Board of Water and Power Commissioners Approves $5 Million Research Partnership to work with Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs)

"These nationally recognized research institutions that also have a strong tradition of empowering African Americans who were historically excluded from higher education opportunities. As LADWP looks to become a more inclusive organization, this is a significant partnership.”

February 17, 2022
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LADWP is committed to diversifying our workforce to ensure African Americans have greater access to roles throughout our entire organization, particularly at the leadership level.

Delivered February 8, 2022 in celebration of Black History Month
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Board President McClain-Hill in Action


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. 



Board of Water and Power Commission President Cynthia McClain-Hill  shares her vision about Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at LADWP in a recent interview with "Inside the Issues" on Spectrum Television News. Click image to view video.