Assemblymember Chris Holden to Speak at WISPPA Meeting

Assemblymember Chris Holden will give a State of the State Address at the upcoming Women Involved in South Pasadena Political Action (WISPPA) monthly meeting on Saturday, Jan. 6 held at Calvary Presbyterian Church. 

The gathering starts at 8:30 a.m. with coffee, followed by his presentation at 9 a.m.  There will be time for Q & A with the Assemblymember.  The morning will conclude with a brief WISPPA business meeting.

Assemblymember Chris Holden was first elected to the California State Assembly in 2012, and was overwhelmingly re-elected in 2014 and 2016. He represents the 41st Assembly District that stretches from Pasadena in the West to Upland in the East and includes the communities of Altadena, Claremont, La Verne, Monrovia, Rancho Cucamonga, San Dimas, Sierra Madre, and South Pasadena.

Chris Holden

Assemblymember Holden currently chairs the Assembly Committee on Utilities and Energy and the California Legislative Black Caucus. He also chairs the Select Committee on Regional Transportation Solutions. Prior to his election to the Assembly, Holden served 24 years as a Pasadena City Councilmember and Mayor. Throughout his years of public service, Holden has been a champion in creating jobs, preserving vital services, strengthening the economic vitality of the San Gabriel Valley, and expanding light rail.

WISPPA’s purpose is to push for accountability, integrity, and transparency in South Pasadena government and seeks to offer opinions and advocate for positions concerning the well-being of the City of South Pasadena, and to provide information to the electorate regarding city issues. 

Everyone is welcomed to attend.  Calvary Presbyterian Church is at 1050 Fremont Ave.   Visit the WISPPA website at for more information.