City Council

The City Council is the elected body of City Government, that consist of a five-member, non-partisan board, elected at large from the citizens of Canyon Lake. They are responsible for formulating the policies for the City and approving the major actions through which the municipal functions are conducted. For the most recent election results, please click here.
 
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 Mayor

Dale Welty
Term - December 2024
(951) 244-2955
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  • Canyon Lake Emergency Preparedness Committee (CLEPC) - Council Liaison
  • Lake Elsinore San Jacinto Watersheds Authority (LESJWA) - Delegate
  • Riverside Transit Agency (RTA) - Alternate Director
  • Northwest Mosquito and Vector Control District (VECTOR) - Trustee
  • Western Riverside County Regional Conservation Authority (RCA) - Alternate Board Member
  • Western Riverside Council of Governments (WRCOG) - Alternate Executive Committee Member
  • Canyon Lake POA Articulation Committee - Committee Member
  • Economic Development Committee -  Committee Member

 
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 Mayor Pro Tem

Mark Terry
Term - December 2024
(951) 244-2955
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  • Southwest Community Financing Authority JPA (Animal Friends) - Alternate Board Member
  • Western Riverside Council of Governments (WRCOG) - Executive Committee Member
  • Western Riverside County Regional Conservation Authority (RCA) - Board Member
  • Public Safety Committee - Committee Member
  • Economic Development Committee - Committee Member


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 Council Member

Kasey Castillo
Term - December 2026
(951) 244-2955
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  • Finance & Planning Committee - Chair
  • Lake Elsinore San Jacinto Watersheds Authority (LESJWA) - Alternate
  • LEUSD Articulation Committee - Committee Member
  • Community Engagement Committee - Committee Member

 
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 Council Member

Jennifer Dain
Term - December 2024
(951) 244-2955
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  • Finance & Planning Committee - Member
  • Riverside County Transportation Commission (RCTC) - Alternate Commissioner
  • Southwest Community Financing Authority JPA (Animal Friends) - Board Member
  • LEUSD Articulation Committee - Committee Member
  • Community Engagement Committee - Committee Member

 
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 Council Member

Jeremy Smith
Term - December 2026
(951) 244-2955
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  • Riverside County Transportation Commission (RCTC) - Commissioner
  • Riverside Transit Agency (RTA) - Director
  • Southern California Association of Governments Transportation Committee (SCAG) - Committee Member
  • Northwest Mosquito and Vector Control District (VECTOR) - Alternate Trustee
  • Canyon Lake Emergency Preparedness Committee (CLEPC) - Council Liaison
  • Public Safety Committee - Committee Member
  • Canyon Lake POA Articulation Committee - Committee Member