Native American Indian Commission

Randall Murphy

October 7, 2019

LA City Mayoral Appointed Commissioner

Randall Murphy (Choctaw & Lakota) grew up in Nebraska and graduated from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 1985 and the Yale Law School in 1989. While at UN-L he served as Chairmen of the Native American Student Association for several years and as the University Program Council Chair for Native American Cultural Events. At Yale he served on the Steering Committee of the Latino/Asian/Native American Student organization and the American Indian Law Students Association.

He currently sits on the Los Angeles City/County Native American Indian Commission as a mayoral appointee and is a Director of the Wawokiye Foundation, which serves the Native Community of Los Angeles, particularly during the holiday season, focusing on Native children in the foster care system and TANF recipients.

He is retired from the California Department of Justice where he served as a Deputy Attorney General for 21 years. He is currently serving as a Tribal Partnership Specialist with the Department of Commerce, Census Bureau.

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