Councilmember Frank Aurelio Yokoyama was elected to the Cerritos City Council in 2017 and became Mayor Pro Tem in 2019. A Cerritos resident since 1976, Councilmember Yokoyama previously served as a Cerritos Planning Commissioner from 2011 to 2013.
Councilmember Yokoyama is a City liaison to the ABC Unified School District and is a member of the City’s Performing Arts and County Health Department/Health Insurance committees. He serves as the Council’s delegate to the Southeast Water Coalition Joint Powers Authority and the Southern California Association of Governments. Councilmember Yokoyama is the alternate delegate to the California Joint Powers Insurance Authority, Gateway Cities Council of Governments – 91/605/405 Corridor Cities Committee, League of California Cities and Sanitation Districts 2, 3, 18 & 19/Waste Management.
Councilmember Yokoyama is a local businessman, attorney and a youth sports coach. He graduated from UC Berkeley Business School and Harvard Law School.
Councilmember Yokoyama and his wife, Wendy, are parents to daughter Makenna and son Maddox.