Council Member Lucille Kring (1998-2002 & 2002-2010) was re-elected to the Anaheim City Council in November, 2006 after a four-year absence. Kring also served as a City Councilmember from 1998-2002.
Kring is a graduate from Western State University College of Law with a J.D. degree in Law. She practices in the field of labor, employment contract and real estate law. She also has a real estate broker’s license and a B.S. degree in Chemistry.
During her previous tenure on the Anaheim City Council, Kring served as Chair of the League of California Cities’ Employee Relations Policy Committee; a member of the Energy & Environment Committee for the Southern California Association of Governments and a member of the National League of Cities’ Energy, Environment and Natural Resources Committee. She also was a member of the Orange County-City Hazardous Materials Emergency Response Authority and chair of the Training Joint Powers Authority.
She was an Anaheim Chamber of Commerce Ambassador and was Ambassador of the Year, after amassing 500 hours of volunteer service to the community. In 1996, Lucille was elected to the Chamber’s Board of Directors and still serves as a board member today.
Councilwoman Kring believes it is important to give back to the community and is active in numerous local charitable organizations. She sits on the boards of Anaheim Memorial Medical Center, Anaheim Family YMCA, Canyon Hills Community Council, Anaheim Police Activities League, Anaheim Republican Assembly, and is currently president of the Anaheim Rotary Club. A 12+-year cancer survivor, she has served on the Board of the American Cancer Society-North Orange County Unit and regularly participates in fundraising for Muscular Dystrophy Association, Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and Paint Your Heart Out Anaheim.
She is a former president of a local Toastmaster’s chapter and has served as a religious education teacher at St. Columban Church in Garden Grove. Lucille is also a graduate of the inaugural Leadership Anaheim class and served as a deputy foreman for the Federal Grand Jury for 18 months.
She and her husband, Ron, have lived in Anaheim since 1989, have three cats and in their free time enjoy golf, travel, gardening and cooking.