Name: Toni Iseman
Birth place: Hastings, Neb.
How long have you lived in Laguna Beach? 40 years
Occupation: I worked for more than 35 years as a teacher/counselor from intermediate schools through college. My last 14 years I worked as a counselor at Orange Coast College.
Education: bachelor's degree in English and social sciences from University of Nebraska; master's degree in counseling psychology from Cal State Fullerton
Previously elected or appointed positions: In addition to being elected to the Laguna Beach City Council, I have served twice as mayor. While at OCC, I was elected by the faculty to be president of the Academic Senate and served two terms. I was selected to serve as one of 12 California Coastal commissioners from 2003 to 2005. The appointment was made by the head of the California State Senate.
In 2006 I was elected chairwoman of South Orange County Wastewater Authority and am on the finance committee and executive committee. I represent Laguna Beach at Orange County Vector Control and serve on the Personnel Committee. We are in the process of selecting a new director. I served on the Homeless Taskforce with Councilman Kelly Boyd and the Business Taskforce with Mayor Elizabeth Pearson and am the liaison to the HIV Advisory Committee and Housing and Human Services Committee.