Council Member Mike Judge was elected to the City Council in November 2010.
Council Member Judge is a Retired Los Angeles Police Officer having honorably served the citizens of Los Angeles for 31years. During his career in Law Enforcement Council Member Judge served in various units of the LAPD spending the majority of his career in the San Fernando Valley. He also is an honorably discharged veteran of the United States Army 1981-1985 and California Army National Guard 1986-1996.
Prior to his election, Council Member Judge served as a member of Simi Valley Neighborhood Council Executive Board No. 3, an advisory body to the City Council on development projects, resident concerns, and other matters on which the City Council desires input.
Council Member Judge serves on a number of City, County, and Statewide committees, including The Public Safety Committee for the League of California Cities, the Ventura County Transportation Committee, the Southern California Association of Governments Transportation and Regional Council, the Affordable Housing Subcommittee, the Farmers Insurance Building Red Team, the Landscape Guidelines and Standards Review Committee, Simi Valley Arts Commission, the Simi Valley Council on Aging, the Simi Valley Community Task Force on Heroin Prevention, and the Task Force on Homelessness, and currently serves as a member of the Simi Valley Library Board of Trustees. Council Member Judge is also the City Council’s representative to the League of California Cities Channel Counties Division and the Association of Ventura County Cities and is the alternate representative to the Ventura Council of Governments.
Born in Encino, Council Member Judge came to Simi Valley as an infant and has called Simi Valley home ever since. His family’s roots in the community predate the City’s incorporation, going back to the 1950’s when his grandparents settled here. Council Member Judge and his wife Sarit have three children.