Judith Meister, Beach Administrator for the City of Santa Monica, has worked for the City since 1983 and has been directly involved in managing and improving many of the City’s prized resources, including the Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica State Beach, and Palisades Park, in her positions as Pier Manager and Beach Manager.

Judith is active in the school community,  serving as PTSA President at both Samohi and John Adams Middle School, Chair of the Child Care and Development DAC, and Chair of the PTA Council Special Education Committee. She continues to be involved in the school facilities program as a member of Measure BB Advisory Committee.

Judith is Vice President of the Board of Directors of Westside Ballet of Santa Monica and has been producing the annual Nutcracker since 2009. This year the Santa Monica College Symphony will accompany Westside Ballet as it performs for the first time at the Broad Stage at the SMC Performing Arts Center. This marks a new partnership between Westside Ballet of Santa Monica and Santa Monica College.

Judith received a B.A. from Northwestern University, a Masters in Library Science from University of Rhode Island, and an MBA from the UCLA Graduate School of Management. She and her husband have lived in Santa Monica for 26 years and have two children.