Chairperson, Circle View School Site Council, Former Chair of Harbour View SSC
Huntington Harbour Philharmonic Committee
Huntington Harbour Yacht Club, 2016 Sea Belles Captain
Anglers of Huntington Harbour
“With personal experience as a homeowner, real estate investor, landlord, vacation home owner, purchasing and renovating a Fannie Mae foreclosure, and 1031 exchanges, I can relate to the client’s perspective and concerns in real estate transactions."
Prior to moving to Huntington Beach and dedicating herself to a career in real estate as a licensed salesperson and broker, Lara Anderson was elected to the Dana Point City Council in 2004 and re-elected in 2008, receiving the most votes in Dana Point’s history. She also has the distinction of holding the record for the youngest council member and Mayor of Dana Point, leading the city in the years 2006 & 2012. She has served as Chairperson of the Orange County Public Library Advisory Board, and as Vice-Chair of the Town Center Subcommittee which formulated the Dana Point Town Center Plan, as well as handled numerous land use issues during her tenure.
Lara was named the 2010 Citizen of the Year by the Dana Point Chamber of Commerce. She is the former President of the Animal Rescue Foundation of Dana Point and has served on the boards of several nonprofit organizations. A graduate of the USC School of Cinematic Arts, Lara has worked in the film and publishing industries. She and her husband Andrew are former foster parents, and now parents of two young children. They enjoy the harbour, pier, and bike trail with their family.