Richard D. Murphy

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Richard D. Murphy

Mayor, City of Los Alamitos

Richard Murphy

Director Richard Murphy currently serves as the Mayor with the Los Alamitos City Council. He was first elected in November of 2012 and named Mayor Pro Tem in December 2013. Murphy served as the, Mayor in 2014, 2015 and was named again in December 2019. A long-time resident, he was raised in Los Alamitos from 1964 to 1978, moving back permanently in 1997.

Orange County's City Selection Committee appointed Murphy as a city council representative to the OCTA Board of Directors in January 2017.

In his professional career, Director Murphy practiced as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) for over 25 years and managed his own firm before working as a financial officer of various public and private companies.  He is currently a real estate investor and broker in Southern California.

In addition to his Council duties, Murphy currently serves as a Director of the Orange County Sanitation District.  He previously served as Vice Chairman of Westcom and on the Executive Committee of the Orange County Library Advisory Board.

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