Cynthia McClain-Hill

As President of the Board, I am committed to leading the Department into the future, protecting the interests of ratepayers, and helping build a stronger Los Angeles through service, innovation, and opportunity.

Board President
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Executive Standing Committee
Inyo/Los Angeles Standing Committee
Personnel Relations Standing Committee
Retirement Board Representative
Ad Hoc Advisory Committee Southern California Public Power Authority Policy Practice and Reform
Ad Hoc Advisory Committee on Workforce and Employee Development


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News & Remarks

Recent remarks and press statements by Board President McClain-Hill.
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LADWP to Build and Operate EV Fast-Charging Stations in L.A.’s Underserved Communities, Offer $4,000 Used EV Rebate to Provide Working Class Angelenos a Clean Energy Future ‘Powered by Equity’

“L.A. is home to some of our nation’s wealthiest enclaves, many of our state’s poorest neighborhoods, and an array of middle-class and working-class communities. Our clean energy future must be meaningful and beneficial for our customers citywide." 

November 16, 2023
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Mayor Bass Celebrates $48 Million Federal Grant to Expand and Strengthen Clean Energy in Los Angeles

"This funding is a major investment by the federal government to help LADWP build a resilient and equitable clean energy future."

October 18, 2023
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Mayor Bass Joins State Water Officials and LADWP to Announce $19 Million in State Funds for Water Supply Reliability Projects for LA

"This grant partnership is helping to create the transition that we need for a more adaptable Los Angeles. This is an effort that is joined by local community-based organizations, by our City leadership, and by our Department leadership. We are committed to confronting the challenges before us— be they water or climate adaptability—together.

October 5, 2023
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Beating the Heat & Staying Safe: LADWP’s $225 Air Conditioner Rebates are Helping Thousands of Angelenos Stay Cool this Summer

“Cool LA helps Angelenos beat the heat and stay safe. With more heat waves ahead this summer, Cool LA’s increased rebates are here to help our customers and their families stay safe by making available free to low-cost air conditioning units.”

August 28, 2023
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Board President McClain-Hill in Action

May 2, 2023
Read the Board President's speech delivered at the NREL Industry Growth Forum

June 4, 2022
Board of Water and Power Commission President Cynthia McClain-Hill commemorates LADWP fallen workers at memorial event. Click image to view video. 

May 12, 2022
Board of Water and Power Commission President Cynthia McClain-Hill was an honoree at LAANE’s 2022 Women for a New Los Angeles luncheon, which brings together more than 700 women from across the country to celebrate women’s leadership and vision. McClain-Hill also delivered remarks at the event.

May 10, 2022
Board of Water and Power Commission President Cynthia McClain-Hill shared remarks at the LADWP Board Meeting paying tribute to employees of Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) descent in honor of Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month.
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May 9, 2022
Board of Water and Power Commission President Cynthia McClain-Hill was an selected as one of the L.A. County Board of Supervisors and Commission for Women’s “Women of the Year.” The award recognizes women who have worked to bring about social and economic change, served as outstanding role models for women, worked on behalf of women’s issues or demonstrated outstanding performance within their professions to further advocate women’s rights.

January 2022
Board of Water and Power Commission President Cynthia McClain-Hill peaks to Ashley Jung of the Girls Academic Leadership Academy. Click image to view video.