City of Seal Beach City Council

Meet the City Council Members

If you are interested in contacting a Council Member, please reference the information for each Council Member in the section below.

Sandra Massa-Lavitt - 2016, 2017 Mayor
District Five (Leisure World)
Email: smassalavitt@sealbeachca.gov
Office: (562) 431-2527 x1505
Alternate: (562) 594-8203
Term: 2014 to 2018

Mike Varipapa - 2016, 2017 Mayor Pro Tem
District Three (Hill, Coves, Bridgeport & Heron Pointe)
Email: mvaripapa@sealbeachca.gov
Office: (562) 431-2527 x1503
Alternate: (562) 431-8683
Term: 2014 to 2018
Ellery A. Deaton - 2014, 2015 Mayor
District One (Old Town & Surfside Colony)
Email: edeaton@sealbeachca.gov
Office: (562) 431-2527 x1501
Alternate: (562) 743-4355
Term: 2014 to 2018
Thomas Moore
District Two (Leisure World, College Park West & Rossmoor Center)
Email: tmoore@sealbeachca.gov
Office: (562) 431-2527 x1502
Alternate: (949) 510-4994
Term: 2016 to 2020
Schelly Sustarsic
District Four (College Park East & Town Center)
Email: ssustarsic@sealbeachca.gov
Office: (562) 431-2527 x1504
Alternate: (562) 431-3466
Term: 2016 to 2020

City Government

City Council District Map
District 1 Map
District 2 Map
District 3 Map
District 4 Map
District 5 Map

The Seal Beach City Council is comprised of five council districts.  Each Council Member is elected by the voters of the District that they represent. Please use one of the maps below to determine which Council Member represents your interests in your home or business.

City Council Meetings

The City Council meets the second and fourth Monday of each month. Unless otherwise announced, the meetings are held in the City Council Chambers at 211 Eighth Street and typically begin at 5:00 p.m. with a study session or closed session meeting. The televised portion of the City Council meeting starts at approximately 7:00 p.m. and can be viewed on cable television on channel 3 or on the City’s website through the Agenda, Notices & Meeting Videos option through the Government menu option.

The Oral Communications/Public Comments portion of the meeting is towards the beginning of the meeting. During this time anyone may address the City Council on any issue for a maximum of five minutes.

The City Council meetings are rebroadcast on the City’s cable television station (cable channel 3) the following Sunday at 4:00 p.m. Videotaped copies of the meetings produced at SBTV-3 can be purchased for $15. For more information about purchasing a copy of a meeting, please visit the SBTV-3 website.