Orange County Sanitation District Chairman Tim Shaw was first elected to the La Habra City Council in 2008, serving as Mayor in 2012 and 2018.
Director Shaw was appointed to the Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) Board of Directors in December 2012 and is currently Chairman. He also serves on the Executive Committee, the Transit Committee, the Legislative and Communications Committee, and the State Route 91 Advisory Committee. Director Shaw is one of two Orange County representatives serving on the Los Angeles – San Diego – San Luis Obispo Rail Corridor Agency (LOSSAN) Board of Directors. Shaw is also La Habra’s representative on the Orange County Sanitation District’s Board of Directors and also serves on the Groundwater Replenishment System (GWRS) Steering Committee.
Director Shaw has worked in the office of California’s Governor, an Orange County Supervisor, and a State Senator. He currently works as the Government Affairs Director for the Pacific West Association of REALTORS® and is an adjunct professor of Political Science at Rio Hondo College. Director Shaw’s education includes a Bachelor of Science in Aviation Management from Southern Illinois University and a Master of Arts in Legislative Affairs from The George Washington University Graduate School of Political Management. He served a two-year Spanish-speaking mission for his church in Chicago, Illinois.
As a young man, Director Shaw attended elementary school in the Lowell Joint School District, where his mother now serves as an elected Trustee and where his children are attending school. He went on to La Habra High School. He also achieved the rank of Eagle Scout and is still active with the Boy Scouts as a Merit Badge Counselor.
Director Shaw is married to La Habra native Shannon Bryant, and they are the proud parents of sons Luke, Matthew, Wes, Jason, Wyatt, and Lincoln.