Los Angeles Department of Transportation
Assistant General Manager of Administration and Field Operations
Monique Earl is the Assistant General Manager of Administration and Field Operations at the Los Angeles Department of Transportation (LADOT). In this role, Monique is responsible for approximately 270 employees and over $500 Million in transportation funding. She also oversees the construction and installation of transportation infrastructure via the Paint and Sign and Signal Operations divisions.
Previously, Monique served as Interim Deputy Controller for City Controller Ron Galperin and Deputy Mayor of Budget and Financial Policy in the administration of Mayor Antonio Villaraigsoa. During her tenure as Deputy Mayor, she spearheaded the overall formulation of the City’s annual budget process. She sought to improve the fiscal health and sustainability of the City through strategic planning and the development of policies, goals and priorities relative to operations and fiscal oversight.
Monique also served as Budget Deputy to Councilmember Bernard C. Parks, previously Chair of the City’s Budget and Finance Committee. As the committee director she supported the Councilmember in the day to day administration of the committee and in the development of the City’s annual budget.
Monique began her public sector career as a field deputy in the district office of Cindy Miscikowski, former City of Los Angeles Councilmember for the 11th District. While working with Miscikowski, Monique was promoted to the position of Senior Field Deputy with responsibility for the Pacific Palisades and Santa Monica Canyon communities. As a compliment to her public service credentials, Monique has also held enriching positions in the non-profit and for- profit sectors. She served as Assistant Manager of Visitor Services at the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles, CA and she has also held management positions in banking at Cardservice International in Moorpark, CA.
Monique earned a Masters of Public Administration degree from American University in Washington, DC and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from California State University, Northridge. Monique also serves on the board of the Los Angels African American Womens Public Policy Institute. As board member she works to ensure women are being trained in all aspects of the political process, particularly those seeking higher office.