President – Lupe Durazo
Lupe Durazo was born and raised in Los Angeles, California, and currently resides in Montebello. Lupe is a graduate of Lincoln High School. Lupe continued her education and pursued her career in court reporting.
In 1988 she received her State of California Certified Shorthand Reporter’s license wherein she began her career as a freelance court reporter and worked for various court reporting agencies and had the privilege of experiencing work in various State and Federal governmental agencies.
Lupe became employed by the City of Los Angeles in August of 1999, where she currently holds the position of Hearing Reporter in the Personnel Department, Civil Service Commission. For the past 16 years, she has served as a stenographer and is responsible for recording and transcribing a verbatim record of all City disciplinary hearings and Civil Service Commissioners’ meetings.
Upon being employed by the City of Los Angeles, she became interested in the mission, goals and achievements of the Los Angeles City Employees Chicano Association’s activities and the many community outreach events in which the organization believes in.
In 2004, she was elected as LACECA’s Recording Secretary where she was entrusted with official record keeping of the meeting minutes and served in that office through 2011.
In 2011, she was elected as Executive Secretary and coordinated all activities of various committees.
In 2014, she was elected as 2nd Vice President and assisted the President in the organization’s duties and responsibilities.
As current President of LACECA, I will continue to support LACECA’S goals, objectives, and work towards the betterment of the LACECA membership, new recruits, City and community organizations.