Fullerton City Councilwoman and 2016 Fullerton Mayor
Jennifer Fitzgerald was elected to the Fullerton City Council in November 2012. In her first term, Jennifer played a key role in several significant accomplishments, including a $3.5 million retroactive refund of water rate overcharges, public safety reform, a substantive increase in funding to repair the cities’ aging roads and water infrastructure, and adoption of new transparency measures for public employee labor negotiations. Additionally, Jennifer oversaw the passage of a balanced budget and was a leader in the effort to reduce unfunded pension liability.
Ms. Fitzgerald represents the City of Fullerton on the Board of Directors for the Association of California Cities-Orange County Chapter and she is a Member of the Board of Directors for the Orange County Taxpayers Association. She is a former Metropolitan Water District Director, Past President of the Fullerton Chamber of Commerce and past Member of the Board of Directors for the Fullerton Historic Theater Foundation. Previously, she served the City of Fullerton on its Planning Commission and General Plan Advisory Committee.