Mayor Alex Fisch was elected to the City Council in April 2018. Alex previously served as the Chair of the City’s Committee on Homelessness, and he now sits on various Ad Hoc and standing Subcommittees of the City Council, including the Regional Oil Operations Subcommittee, Housing and Homelessness Subcommittee, the Culver City School Unified District/City Council Liaison Subcommittee, the City Council/West Los Angeles College Liaison Subcommittee, and the AARP Network of Age-Friendly Community Program Subcommittee. He represents the City on the Westside Cities Council of Governments (WSCCOG) as a Board Member. On December 17, 2020, the WSCCOG Board appointed Mayor Fisch to serve as the WSCCOG Representative to the Southern California Association of Governments, Regional Council District #41.
Alex is also an attorney for the California Department of Justice, in the Natural Resource Law Section of the Attorney General’s Office. He was previously a shareholder at a Century City law firm and was a founding Director of the Institute for Field Research - an independent, nonprofit academic organization that delivers rigorous archaeology field schools to students around the world.
Alex is a graduate of UC Berkeley and the UCLA School of Law. His particular interests include making Culver City an even better place for families, ending neighborhood oil drilling, and increasing housing opportunities and transportation options so that Culver City can maintain its diversity, create safe streets for all, transition to environmental and fiscal sustainability, and demonstrate leadership in the fight to prevent climate breakdown.