Marsha McLean 
A long-time resident and local business owner in the Santa Clarita Valley, Marsha McLeanhas put forth a tremendous amount of time and effort into this community over the years. Marsha is committed to providing adequate schools, roads, parks, open space and working with her fellow council members, the County of Los Angeles and developers to alleviate the overcrowding in our Valley.
Marsha was involved in working to stop the Transit Mixed Mega Mining Project just outside the City of Santa Clarita and spent fourteen years to protect Elsmere Canyon in the Angeles National Forest from becoming a landfill.
Over the years, Marsha has served the community in a number of ways. As a Program Analyst for special projects for the City of Santa Clarita, Marsha monitored and provided legislative information to City staff and assisted in grant writing. Prior to her work at the City, Marsha worked for the Los Angeles Police Department and worked for the Los Angeles City Council.
Marsha also has worked for the U.S. Government at the American Embassies in Tel Aviv, Israel and Paris, France. After learning to speak French, Marsha served as a liaison with French citizens as well as coordinating programs and solving problems that came about.
As a council member, Marsha is committed to working with the community to protect the environment and quality of life for our residents. As an environmental consultant Marsha is knowledgeable in state and national environmental regulations. In addition, Marsha is the founder of the S.C.V. Canyons Preservation Committee which successfully co-sponsored legislation to acquire funds for the preservation of Whitney Canyon and Placerita Canyon. She also rallied citizens, business organizations, environmental groups and state and federal legislators to save Santa Clarita from being home to the world's largest garbage dump that would have been seen from our valley floor and would have loomed over the ridgelines of Elsmere Canyon to one and one half times the height of the Washington Monument.
Marsha is involved in other types of community service as well. She volunteers her time to organizations such as the American Heart Association, the Committee on Aging, the Boys and Girls Club, Canyon Country Better Than Ever Committee, Santa Clarita Historical Society, Habitat for Humanity and Downtown Newhall Revitalization to name a few.
When she is not busy at City Hall or with one of her committees, Marsha can be found enjoying other interests which include community theatre at the Canyon Theatre Guild, tap dancing, snow and water skiing, bicycle riding, hiking, walking and spending time on her computer. Marsha enjoys taking college courses which have included Journalism, Political Science, History, Psychology and Communication.
Family is important to Marsha who has been married for 30 years, has 3 grown children and five grandchildren. Please feel free to call Marsha at City Hall (661)255-4311 or at (661)255-1259.