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Shane Murphy Goldsmith, Commissioner

Shane Murphy Goldsmith

Los Angeles Police Commission

email Commissioner Shane Murphy
was appointed to the Board of Police Commissioners
by Mayor Eric Garcetti and confirmed by City Council on September
28, of 2016.

Commissioner Goldsmith is President and Chief Executive Officer of
the Liberty Hill Foundation, dedicated to providing funding and
leadership training for community-based organizations within Los
Angeles County. Under her administration, the foundation
prioritizes issues that impact racial justice, economic justice,
environmentalism, and issues affecting the LGBTQ community. The
foundation works with donors and institutional partners to provide
funding for numerous grassroots community organizations.

Prior to her role at Liberty Hill Foundation, Commissioner
Goldsmith was the Executive Director of People Assisting the
Homeless (PATH) Ventures, a non-profit agency that builds and
provides housing for people who are homeless and mentally ill. She
also served as a senior advisor to then-City Council President,
Eric Garcetti, overseeing a variety of legislative projects
pertaining to housing, economic development, public safety, and
issues affecting the LGBTQ community. Her legislative and community
work included collaboration with law enforcement agencies.

Her life-long commitment to working for, and advocating support for
numerous social and community efforts, stems from her personal life
experiences that impacted her at an early age. Currently,
Commissioner Goldsmith is a member of the Los Angeles Homeless
Services Authority Board of Commissioners. She also serves as the
co-chair of the California Executive Alliance for Boys and Men of
Color So-Cal Region, sits on the national board of the Neighborhood
Funders Group, is a steering committee member of the Los Angeles
Funders network for Smart and Equitable Growth, is on the board for
PATH, and sits on the selection panel for the Bill Emerson National
Hunger Fellowship. In 2014, Commissioner Goldsmith received the
"Congressional Hunger Center Alumni Leadership Award" for her
leadership in programs or policies that promote social justice,
reduce poverty and oppression, and improve food security.

Commissioner Goldsmith received her Master's Degree in Public
Policy Administration from California State University, Long Beach,
and is a graduate of Kenyon College. She is married and has two