Dionne Faulk is the first African-American woman to be elected and the second woman seated on the Inglewood City Council.
She is committed to this great City of Inglewood that is cutting-edge, resilient, and progressive. It is the City of Champions! As Councilwoman, she will fight for sustainable jobs, affordable housing, a balanced budget, and make decisions that are responsive to the needs of Inglewood residents.
Councilwoman Faulk is a lifelong public servant and has worked for the State of California as a Civil Servant for over 15 years. Before being elected to the Inglewood City Council, she started her public service career as a Commissioner appointed to the Los Angeles County Department of Consumer Affairs by the Honorable Yvonne Brathwaite-Burke. At the State level, Councilwoman Faulk served as Regional Representative for the Association of California State Supervisors Union. For over five years, she has served on the State of California State Employee Association Foundation Board representing SEIU and concurrently as an elected Assembly Delegate for the 62nd Assembly District representing Inglewood.
Joining the ranks of Inglewood leadership, Councilwoman Faulk was elected to the Inglewood Unified School Board in 2017 and served as a member of the Board of Education for almost four years.
An active member of the community, Councilwoman Faulk holds membership in her beloved Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., and Jack and Jill of America Inc. She is also a member of the Los Angeles African-American Women’s Public Policy Institute.
Councilwoman Faulk was educated right here in Southern California South bay at California State University Dominguez Hills and University of West Los Angeles School of Law.
Councilwoman Faulk resides in the Renaissance Community adjacent to the historic SoFi Stadium in District 4 with her husband Shannon Faulk and their two sons, Fitzgerald and Sebastian.