VAN NUYS, CA – It was announced today that George Christopher Thomas, President of the Van Nuys Neighborhood Council, will be running for re-election in 2014. Thomas has served for the past four years as a Councilman in Van Nuys, and was elected President in 2012. Before being elected to the council, Thomas served as a Special Assistant for Congressman Brad Sherman, spending years working on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. as well as a Field Deputy in the San Fernando Valley. (Over the past two decades, Congressman Sherman’s District has always included parts of Van Nuys, CA.)
“It has been an honor and privilege to serve on the Van Nuys Neighborhood Council for the past four years. As Council President, being thoroughly involved and getting to represent the good people of Van Nuys has been a wonderful experience. Since my election to the Council, I have never missed a council meeting, and I promise to keep an exemplary attendance record in the future. As a volunteer for the LAPD for over 10 years and a member of the Community Police Advisory Board, I have worked with law enforcement to reduce and lower crime – something that will continue to be my top priority as the Council President. I will also work to improve our quality of life, address local issues and concerns, and make Van Nuys the best place to live and work in all of Los Angeles. I humbly ask for your vote on Election Day,” said Thomas.
George Christopher Thomas is a Newspaper Publisher & Ad Sales Executive for the Van Nuys News Press & the Valley News Group Newspaper conglomerate. Thomas is a direct decedent of two signers of the Declaration of Independence, as well as two Presidents of the United States. Thomas has served on the Van Nuys Neighborhood Council since 2010, and was elected Council President in September of 2012. Thomas works at the Government Center in Van Nuys selling legal advertisements, and has since September of 2001.