Charlie Rosales has been in public service for over 43 years. His public service career began with his enlistment in the United States Army in 1966. He served in Vietnam before his honorable discharge as a sergeant in 1969.
He then joined the Covina Police Department where he served in various assignments before he retired as a sergeant. From 1999-2007 he started a human resources consulting business in La Verne.
Charlie holds an Associate of Arts Degree from Citrus College and a Bachelor of Science degree in Public Administration from Pepperdine University. He has taken many classes in Human Resources law and procedures.
Charlie was appointed to the City of La Verne Planning Commission in 2003 and voted to the Planning Commission Chair in 2007 where he presently serves. He is the only candidate for City Council that has planning commission experience as the chairperson.
He has the proven leadership training and ability to make the seamless transition from Planning Commission to City Council.
Charlie brings more than just a resume to this position. He has taken an active role in the community through his dedicated volunteer service. He has dedicated many hours volunteering at a local food bank, coaching a youth basketball team, and on several projects in La Verne. He is the dependable volunteer who is always available to offer his time when called upon.
Charlie Rosales has the unique work experience of a career in law enforcement and the experience of being a small business owner coupled with the education and specialized skills that enable him to work effectively with various work groups. He understands the needs of the residents of La Verne and is ready to tackle the challenges that lie ahead. He has the time, desire, and dedication to effectively lead and nurture the City of La Verne for the next four years. Charlie Rosales seeks the honor and privilege of being the next member of the La Verne City Council.