LANCASTER – Lancaster resident and current Criminal Justice Commissioner Angela Underwood-Jacobs was appointed Tuesday, April 14, to the vacated Lancaster City Council seat that was previously held by Sandra Johnson.
Underwood-Jacobs is the regional manager, senior vice president at California Bank & Trust in downtown Lancaster.
She is a member of the Lancaster Chamber of Commerce; she serves as a director for the Antelope Valley Board of Trade; and she is an honorary director at the Children’s Center of Antelope Valley.
Underwood-Jacobs holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business.
She will hold the Lancaster City Council seat until municipal elections take place in April 2016, at which time the position will be up for public vote.
Sandra Johnson, who was appointed to the council in 2011 and elected to the seat in 2012, resigned March 13 to focus on her family and on the University of Antelope Valley. Johnson co-founded UAV with her husband, Marco, and she is the chief financial officer.