Joe Buscaino

National League of Cities Second Vice President
Councilman, Los Angeles, California

Joe Buscaino serves as Chairman of the Public Works & Gang Reduction Committee. Buscaino’s previous committee assignments included serving as the Vice Chair of the Public Safety Committee and as a member of the Entertainment and Facilities Committee, Health, Mental Health and Education Committee, Trade, Commerce, and Technology Committee, and the Ad Hoc Committee on the 2024 Summer Olympics. In 2017, Councilman Buscaino was named Chair of the new Trade, Travel, and Tourism Committee, and the LA Tourism Bureau. Buscaino was also named Vice Chair of the Economic Development, and Vice Chair of the Public Works and Gang Reduction Committee, as well as a member of the Public Safety Committee and the Ad Hoc Committee on the 2028 Olympics and Paralympic Games. In addition, he serves as the Mayor’s appointee to the South Coast Air Quality Management District. In addition to serving as an AQMD board member, Buscaino serves as the Legislative Committee, Vice Chair, Technology Committee, Vice Chair, Refinery Committee, Vice Chair and the Climate Change Committee, Vice Chair. Prior to his election to the City Council, Buscaino served for 15 years as a police officer in the Los Angeles Police Department. His assignments included the Office of Chief of Police, West Traffic Division, Emergency Operations Division and, for the previous six years, Senior Lead Officer for the Harbor area. Buscaino created the LAPD’s first Teen Community Police Advisory Board in 2011. Buscaino graduated Cum Laude, with a BA in Communication from California State University – Dominguez Hills. He has served on Board of Directors of the Boys and Girls Clubs of the Harbor Area, the San Pedro YWCA’s Racial Justice Committee, and the Advisory Council for the Los Angeles Watts Summer Games and is active with Mary Star of the Sea Catholic Church and various Italian-American organizations.

Joe Buscaino will be speaking at:

Social and Economic Impact to Cities of Heightened Immigration Enforcement

March 13, 2018 8:45 am - 10:15 am ,

Closing General Session and Luncheon

March 13, 2018 12:30 pm - 2:15 pm ,

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