Los Angeles City Councilmember Mark Ridley-Thomas
Chief of Staff
Karly Katona serves as Chief of Staff to Los Angeles City Councilmember Mark Ridley-Thomas, overseeing all policy, programmatic and operational issues of the office, with a specific emphasis on homelessness and housing policy, and championing catalytic development and initiatives that benefit the 10th District. She has spent the past 15 years in public service, the past 12 of which as a senior deputy to then-Supervisor Ridley-Thomas. Karly holds a Bachelor of Arts from University of California, Berkeley and a Master in Public Health from University of California, Los Angeles. She proudly served as a Coro Fellow in Los Angeles in 2005-2006.