Task Force Members

Task Force Members

The Task Force will be comprised of nine members with Mayor Shea and Vice Mayor Carroll serving as co-chairs.

Christina L. Shea
Mayor, Irvine City Council 

Christina Shea was first elected to the Irvine City Council in 1992 in a landslide victory. She is passionate about serving her community and was elected Irvine Mayor in 1996 and re-elected in 1998. In 2002, Christina returned to the Irvine City Council and served as a Councilmember until 2010. In 2012, she was once again elected to the City Council where she continues to serve. In 2017, and then again in 2019, she was chosen to be the City’s Mayor Pro Tem.  With the election of Mayor Don Wagner to an Orange County Supervisor seat, Christina became Mayor on April 3, 2019. Read full biography here

 

Mike Carroll
Vice Mayor​, Irvine City Council 

Vice Mayor Mike Carroll was appointed to the Irvine City Council on May 14, 2019. Prior to his appointment, he served as Vice Chair of the Irvine Planning Commission, and previously served as Chair of the Community Services Commission (2016) and as Community Services Commissioner (2012-2015). Mr. Carroll is a member of the Irvine Certified Emergency Response Team (CERT). Mr. Carroll is the City of Irvine’s representative to the Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG), the nation’s largest Metropolitan Planning Organization. Read full biography here.

 

Vivian Qi Wei Atkinson
Board Member, Greater Irvine Chamber of Commerce

Vivian, As a long-term business owner and resident of Irvine, Vivian Atkinson has a vested interest in helping local employers grow and supporting the reputation of Irvine as a great place to do business and to live. Prior to settling in Irvine, Vivian worked in commercial real estate for Colliers International and McDonalds Restaurants of Canada. Being born and raised in Shanghai and having become both a Canadian and US citizen, Vivian brings a rich international background to the community. She is also an active member of the Board of Directors at the Greater Irvine Chamber. Read full biography here

 

Rabbi Yisroel Ciner
Beth Jacob Congregation of Irvine
 
Rabbi Yisroel Ciner joined Beth Jacob in 2008. In his earlier years, Rabbi Ciner was ordained in Israel where he lived, raised his family and taught for close to twenty years. Upon returning to the States, Rabbi Ciner was a congregational rabbi in the New Hempstead, NY, and an administrator and teacher at the Westchester Hebrew High School. In 2008 Rabbi Ciner assumed the rabbinic position at Beth Jacob of Irvine and has happily served there ever since.

 

Edgar J. Dormitorio
Chief of Staff for the Division of Student Affairs, UC Irvine

Edgar J. Dormitorio is the Chief of Staff for the Division of Student Affairs at the University of California Irvine. In this role, he is responsible for assisting the Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs in managing the division which includes the areas of Wellness Health & Counseling, Auxiliary Services & Business Enterprises, and Student Life & Leadership. The Division of Student Affairs is the campus’s largest division and is dedicated to supporting students’ well-being and fostering their growth. Read full biography here

 

Ira Glasky
Board Member, Irvine Unified School District

Ira Glasky is currently the Vice President/General Counsel of Far West Industries, an Orange County-based private real estate development, homebuilding, and commercial lending company. Ira has a strong history of service and dedication to the Irvine community including serving as an elected member of the Irvine Unified School District Board of Education since 2014, over 12 years as a volunteer in the Irvine public schools, 3 years as the President of the Irvine Swim League, and 3 years as a member of the City of Irvine Aquatics Advisory Board. Read full biography here.

Kambria Hittelman
Psy.D, Director of Neurobehavioral Health, Hoag Hospital 

Dr. Kambria Hittelman serves as the Director of Neurobehavioral Health at the Pickup Family Neurosciences Institute at Hoag. Dr. Hittelman oversees all the administrative and clinical responsibilities related to Neurobehavioral services, which includes Hoag Addiction Treatment Centers, ASPIRE Program, and the Consult and Liaison Psychiatric Services. Dr. Hittelman’s most recent experience includes holding the positions of Clinical Director and Executive Director of Promises Treatment Centers in Malibu, CA. During this time, Dr. Hittelman introduced new programming and led the process to expand the psychiatric treatment capabilities for patients with co-occurring disorders. Read full biography here.

Pastor Jorge Molina
Mariners Church

Jorge was born and raised in El Salvador. His family fled the country in 1988 during the country’s civil war, and Jorge became a citizen of the United States in 1992 at the age of 17. Following a missions trip to Jamaica during his high school years, Jorge developed a passion to serve and resource people in need. After obtaining a degree in social sciences, Jorge became a teacher and soon after a pastor. He has spent the past 20 years leading church members in Northern Virginia and then Miami to reach out and meet physical and spiritual needs in communities locally, nationally, and internationally. He and his family moved to Orange County in the spring of 2019 to begin serving at Mariners Church in Irvine. Read full biography here.

Noelle Smiley
Commander, Irvine Police Department

Commander Noelle Smiley is a veteran law enforcement officer with 23 years of experience.  She started her career with the Los Angeles Police Department in 1997 and joined the Irvine Police Department in 2000. She has served the City of Irvine as a Patrol Officer, Detective, Field Training Officer, Patrol Sergeant, Detective Sergeant, Patrol Lieutenant, and Operations Division Commander.  Commander Smiley has received several awards, including the Meritorious Service Award, Community Service Award, and two Unit Awards. She was also a recipient of the City Manager’s Above and Beyond Award. Read full biography here. Read full biography here.