Lancaster Mayor R. Rex Parris and Lancaster City Council Appoint Newest Deputy Mayor Liza Kosky Rodriguez
During Tuesday evening’s City Council meeting, Mayor R. Rex Parris and the Lancaster City Council appointed Criminal Justice Commissioner, Liza Kosky Rodriguez, as a City of Lancaster Deputy Mayor focusing on Public Safety. Mrs. Rodriguez’s extensive background and experience combatting domestic violence and human trafficking issues, were key factors in her appointment.
“Liza Kosky Rodriguez has played a crucial role in our community, continually striving to improve public safety and quality of life, through her roles as a Criminal Justice Commissioner and Director of the S.A.R.S. Program,” said Mayor R. Rex Parris. “I believe wholeheartedly in the work Liza has done and will continue to do for the safety of our community. She has proved her dedication to our residents and I am proud that she is our newest Deputy Mayor.”
Rodriguez has served on the Criminal Justice Commission for more than three years. She is the current Program Director for the Valley Oasis S.A.R.S (Sexual Assault Responsive Services) program and serves on the Lancaster Sheriff’s Station Community Advisory Committee. Rodriguez is also a member of the Antelope Valley Hospital sub-advisory committee that provides middle school age children with information about making appropriate choices regarding drugs and alcohol. In addition, she formerly served as a Volunteer on Patrol for the Lancaster Sheriff’s Station and as the past Board President of Vita Illuminatus, a non-profit organization which fostered awareness and prevention of human trafficking in the Antelope Valley.
Liza Kosky Rodriguez is also a proud mother of seven children and grandmother of five.