Luis Ayala


Biographical Information:

Elected to Council: November 2006 and automatically re-elected in 2010 and 2014

Birthdate: September 6, 1973

Birthplace: Salinas, California


  • Director of Government Relations for Los Angeles County Medical Association 


  • M.A., Harvard University - Administration, Planning and Social Policy
  • B.A., Santa Clara University - History 

Current Council Appointments:

  • League of California Cities, Board of DIrectors
  • Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG), Alternate Representative
  • City Selection Committee, Representative
  • L.A. County Sanitation District Number 2 and Number 16, Current Alternate Board Member 

Other Civic Involvement:

  • Southern California Council of Government (SCAG)
  • Transportation & Communications Committee
  • Former Deputy to L.A. County Supervisor Gloria Molina (SE Region)
  • Served as the de facto city manager for the unincorporated areas of Florence-Firestone and Walnut Park,delivering services to over 70,000 constituents and overseeing capital development projects
  • Worked for Congressman Xavier Becerra
  • Worked for Antonio Villaraigosa (while Speaker of the Assembly)
  • Worked for Assemblyman Marco Firebaugh
  • Worked for former L.A. Mayor, Jim Hahn  

Marital Status: 

  • Married to Adriana and has two children named Citlali and Diego