Krista served as an Environmental Compliance Specialist, an Air Quality Specialist for the South Coast Air Quality Management District, the Managing Director for the Los Angeles Regional Collaborative for Climate Action and Sustainability, and a Senior Project Coordinator for the Los Angeles Housing Department. Krista has also worked for former Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa where she served as an Urban Planning and Design Coordinator. As CD11’s Planning Director, Krista’s primary role is ensuring that neighborhoods are put first as new development proposals are considered, and that smart and sustainable development helps the Westside grow and thrive – while preserving the unique community character of each neighborhood in the district.