Mayor Pro Tem Roger Chandler has dedicated much of his life to public service.
Roger received his Master’s Degree in Public Administration at the University of Southern California. At 21 years of age, Roger joined the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department and was with them for 24 years. After retiring from the Sheriff’s Department, he went on to become the Chief of Police of the Los Angeles City Housing Authority and in 1994 he created the City of Hawaiian Gardens Police Department. Roger and his wife Jane have lived in Arcadia for over 40 years and have two sons.
Elected to five terms on the Arcadia City Council and serving three times as Mayor, Roger has consistently demonstrated a commitment to ensuring Arcadia residents receive outstanding public service. Public safety, water quality and the provision of effective and efficient municipal services are important to Mr. Chandler and he looks forward to continuing his work to maintain the high quality of life and traditions that Arcadians cherish.