A long-time resident of Sierra Madre, Gene Goss was elected to City Council in April of 2014. He holds degrees in Political Science from Linfield College and the University of Southern California, and is a Professor of Political Science at Long Beach City College. He has served in a variety of leadership roles at the College including Department Head, Faculty Association President, Technology Committee Chair and Faculty Advisor/Sponsor to the Political Science Student Association.
Gene has served as Vice Chair of the Sierra Madre Public Library Board of Trustees and is the Founder and Chair of Village Vine Online. For many years he has served as a Coach/Manager for teams in Sierra Madre Little League and he serves as Little League Game Announcer for Village Vine Online Little League Webcasts. He has also volunteered in Boy Scouts of America.
Gene’s proudest accomplishment is his marriage to the love of his life, his wife Lisa. They are celebrating their 30th Anniversary in July of 2014. His favorite event in town is the 4th of July Parade. Gene’s hobbies include trout fishing, fitness training, reading humorous fiction and political non-fiction, and following his beloved Dodgers and Trojans.