Appointed: 2017, re-elected 2018
Bill Miranda is an Air Force Veteran, local business owner, motivational speaker, former CEO of the Santa Clarita Valley Latino Chamber of Commerce, published author and a community leader in championing minority causes. He was appointed to the council seat vacated by Dante Acosta in January 2017.
Miranda was born and raised in New York City. He attended military school and went on to serve in the U.S. Air Force. He has a bachelor’s degree in engineering, master’s in management systems and has completed a year of doctorial studies in organizational management. His corporate career includes time with many Fortune 500 companies including IBM, Xerox and Data General. He has lived in Santa Clarita for the last 34 years.
Currently he is president of Bill Miranda Consulting and Editor in Chief of Our Valley Santa Clarita. He has also been a prominent voice in the community, hosting Leadership Starts with You on KHTS, Our Valley Santa Clarita on SCVTV and has served on many non-profit boards.
Originally drawn to Santa Clarita for the high quality of schools it offered for his young daughters, he and his wife Virginia love living here long after their girls have graduated.
Year Elected: 2018 (Appointed January 8, 2017, to Fill Vacancy)
Mayoral Terms: 0