Mayor Betty Lin Peterson is serving her first term on the City Council. This is her first experience in the City government. Her involvement with the City started last year participating on the 75th Anniversary Celebration Steering Committee. Her additional community involvement includes being on the PTA Executive Board for both Montemalaga Elementary School and Rancho Vista Elementary School. She has also served two terms as the chairperson for Rainbow Services Fundraising Committee and was invited to join the board of directors for Rainbow Services.
Mayor Peterson has been a proud resident of Palos Verdes Estates for over 20 years, since moving into the community with her parents in 1990. She attended the Palos Verdes public schools before studying business management at California State University at Long Beach. Mayor Peterson and her husband, John, feel very fortunate to be able to raise their sons in the City where she grew up. Currently, Mayor Peterson is a Realtor in the South Bay.
Mayor Peterson is dedicated to bringing fresh vision and vitality to our City Council. She is honored to be serving her community and to help preserve and protect the quality of life for PVE residents.