In 2014, Culver City Mayor Jeffrey Cooper was elected to a second term on the City Council, and on April 24, 2017, he was elected by his fellow City Council Members to serve as Mayor for one year. This is his second term as Mayor. Mayor Cooper serves on the following City Council Subcommittees: the Standing Economic Development Subcommittee; the Ad Hoc Traffic and Parking Subcommittee; and the Ad Hoc Transit Oriented Development District (TOD) Visioning Subcommittee. He has also been appointed to the City’s Marijuana Task Force.
Prior to being elected to the City Council, Mayor Cooper served on the Parks, Recreation and Community Services Commission for 10 years. During that time, he was involved with the opening of the Culver City Senior Center and the Teen Center.
Mayor Cooper has been a resident of Culver City for over 25 years, and he and his wife Rafia raised their daughters in Culver City. He is a graduate of California State University, Fullerton. He is the founding member of the Friends of the Culver City Dog Park and Founder/Producer of Culver City’s annual charity Car Show. He is also a past President of the Exchange Club of Culver City.