Ron Galperin has been elected President of the City of L.A. Quality and Productivity Commission – a 15-member panel charged with encouraging innovation and efficiency in Los Angeles city government. This month, Galperin, a Los Angeles attorney and business person, was also named and profiled as a ‘Forward Thinker’ by California Forward – an advocacy group and think tank working to reform and re-imagine state and local government in the Golden State.
“It’s an exciting opportunity to lead a City commission that is focused on bringing about some new thinking at City Hall, and on getting City departments to reboot,” said Galperin. “Having this work recognized by a cutting-edge organization like CA Forward is a great honor – and a challenge to keep bringing about change.” Galperin simultaneously serves as Chair of the City ofL.A.’s Commission on Revenue Efficiency (CORE) – created by the City Council last year to reform City collections and to look for new revenues and savings.
The Commission has worked with the In He is also a member of the L.A. County Quality & Productivity Commission and of Home for Good — the homelessness task force of the L.A. Chamber of Commerce and United Way. Along with the Valley Industry & Commerce Association and its Government Affairs Committee, Galperin and CORE have succeeded in achieving implementation of several VICA reform proposals – including the L.A. City Council’s recent action to create a post of Inspector General for revenue and collections. Galperin is an active member of VICA, and previously a weekly columnist about real estate and business in the L.A. Times’ former Valley Edition.