A history of community service.
A Brea resident since 1981, Marty has built an extensive background in community service. A few examples are –
- Marty is a member of the Brea Lions Club and a past Committee Chair for the Brea Chamber of Commerce. He is also a past Board Member of the Brea Lion’s Scout Center, which provides a meeting place for Brea’s Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts. Marty also serves on Brea’s Country Fair Steering Committee.
- Marty has been instrumental in working with Brea Seniors at the Senior Center. He has arranged for donations to support Senior programs, cash and products totaling thousands of dollars and has helped sponsor the Annual Christmas Party at the Senior Center. This Christmas Party has provided a free lunch to over 200 seniors and raffled thousands of dollars in donated gift cards.
- Marty has been active in youth sports, serving as a Brea Little League coach and a past Board Member for the Brea Olinda High School Football Booster Club and, for many years, regularly volunteered at Saint Angela Merici Parish cooking for the needy and homeless.
Marty holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Whittier College, California. Marty’s professional experience includes a career in law enforcement. He retired from the City of Huntington Park Police Department in 1991 with the rank of Police Captain. Upon his retirement, Marty launched into his current career, joining the family business, where he gained the business management skills to balance with his well-established municipal experience.
Marty and his wife Sonie, have been happily married for thirty-nine years. They have two children; daughter Lisa and her husband John have two children, and their son Jake, who remains a Brea resident.
Experience you can trust.
Marty Simonoff has an unparalleled record serving on the Brea City Council. First elected in 1996, Marty served as Mayor in 1999, 2002, 2007 and 2015. Marty is a twenty-year member of the National League of Cities’ Public Safety and Crime Prevention Policy and Steering Committee, where he has served as Vice Chair and Chair. With his background in Law Enforcement the Public’s Safety has always been a priority for Marty.
Marty is also a Past President of the Orange County Division, League of California Cities’.
Leadership you can count on.
Marty serves as a member of Brea’s Development Committee and has served on Brea’s Finance Committee.
Marty has worked hard to fight the state take-aways ensuring that, year-after- year, Brea has operated with a balanced budget and a successful plan for growth.