APRIL VERLATO

3rd Vice President, San Gabriel Valley Council of Governments

SGVCOG 3rd Vice President April Verlato was elected to her first term on the Arcadia City Council in April 2016 and re-elected to a second term in April 2020.  She served as Mayor of Arcadia from April 2019 to April 2020.

Vice President Verlato was born and raised in Arcadia. She received a Bachelor's degree in Political Science from UCLA and a law degree from Southwestern School of Law. She took over her father's law practice located in the 

heart of Downtown Arcadia on Huntington Drive between Santa Anita and First Avenue in 2000.  She continues to practice law in the areas of Personal Injury and Estate Planning, Probate and Trust Litigation.

Vice President Verlato has 2 school age children who attend Arcadia schools and she serves as an executive officer on Arcadia Council PTA and Arcadia High School PTSA. She is also a founding member and officer of the Downtown Arcadia Improvement Association (2012-present), a Community Benefits District focused on promoting and revitalizing Downtown Arcadia.