Meagan Harmon Appointed to California Coastal Commission
By edhat staff
Governor Gavin Newsom appointed Santa Barbara City Councilmember Meagan Harmon to the California Coastal Commission on Tuesday.
Harmon, a Democrat who has served as a Santa Barbara Councilmember since 2019, is replacing former Pismo Beach councilmember Erik Howell.
Santa Barbara County Supervisor Das Williams and Oxnard City Councilmember Vianey Lopez were also seeking the appointment.
According to the statement from the Governor's office, this position does not require Senate confirmation and the compensation is $100 per diem.
Harmon is the first vice president for the Channel Cities Division and a member of the Housing Community and Economic Development Policy Committee at the CA League of Cities. She is also an Associate at Hepner & Myers LLP since 2020 and earned a Juris Doctor degree from the New York University School of Law and a Master of Arts degree in Middle Eastern studies from Harvard University.