Mayor Rhonda Shader, District 1

Mayor Rhonda Shader is honored to serve the great City of Placentia at this important time in our history. The fiscal sustainability of our City is Mayor Shader’s highest priority. She believes public safety and infrastructure are job number one. She is most proud of being a part of the establishment of Policy No. 460 General Fund Reserve Policy where income into the City is prioritized and planned for based on our highest priorities for sustainability. During her 2019 term as Mayor, she created the “Do The Right Thing” Award where 44 everyday heroes in Placentia were honored and celebrated.

Mayor Shader was elected in 2016 and has professional experience in the areas of law, banking, mortgage banking and risk management. She received her Bachelor of Management degree from University of Phoenix and her Paralegal Degree from Rancho Santiago College. She graduated high school from nearby Buena Park High. 

Mayor Shader represents the City on the following subcommittees: Finance and Investment Committee, Yorba Linda Water District/Golden State Joint Water Services Committee, Santa Ana River Flood Protection Agency (alternate), the Association of California Cities, Orange County, Housing and Community Development, General Plan, Southern California Association of Governments (alternate) and Energy and Environment Committee and also serves on the League of Cities Government, Transparency and Labor Relations Policy Committee.

Mayor Rhonda Shader has lived in Placentia with her husband Frank for over 18 years. They have two adult children that live in Southern California: Chantal Shader a graduate of Valencia High School and Point Loma Nazarene University, who is currently working for FedEx, and Zachary NewComer a graduate of Orange Lutheran High School of Orange County and Vanguard University, who is currently an Auditor at Marcum and married to Krysten NewComer a medical student. Rhonda owns an insurance agency in Placentia where she regularly employs 3-5 people. 

Rhonda welcomes and encourages feedback on any issue and invites you to contact her directly at, on her cell at 714.329.8931 or you can find her on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn at “shaderforptown”