Cedric L. Hicks Sr., Council Member District 3

City Council Member District 3 - Cedric L. Hicks, Sr.
Council Member, District 3
Cedric L. Hicks, Sr.
Re-Elected: November 2020
Term expires: November 2024
Phone: (310) 952-1700 Ext. 1712
Email: CHicks@carsonca.gov
Cedric L. Hicks, Sr. was first appointed to City Council on April 19, 2016, and has been re-elected twice, first on November 8, 2016 (four-year term) and second on November 3, 2020 (four-year term) for the newly formed District 3. His vision for the City of Carson is to ensure a safe, clean, and healthy community.

Cedric is a graduate of Los Angeles Harbor College, California State University Fullerton, and is a Distinguished Alum of California State University, Dominguez Hills with a Master's Degree in Behavioral Science. He is also a graduate of Anderson School of Management at UCLA - Johnson and Johnson Fellows program. His involvement in Carson started as a volunteer at the parks, to employment as a Recreation Program Manager, Human Services Manager, Recreation Superintendent and finally the first African American Director of Community Services with a 31-million-dollar budget for the Sheriff contract, Code Enforcement, Transportation, Human Services, Community Center, and Parks and Recreation. He retired as the Assistant City Manager for the City of Compton in 2016.

Council Member Cedric L. Hicks, Sr. encourages collaborative partnerships as he supports the motto: MAKE IT HAPPEN. He understands the City of Carson may be divided by districts but united in reaching its potential in making Carson great. He is grateful for the opportunity to have worked as a staff member, and now as a Council Member. Cedric is committed to continuing to protect and elevate the good that makes the Carson community a great place to live, work, and play. Cedric is a family man and has been married to his wife Philipta who is Carson home-grown, and their 3-Carson born children. They have been residents of the City of Carson for over 25-years.
~ Last Update: Oct 27, 2022  ~

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Carson, CA 90745
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