City of Cypress

5275 Orange Avenue ~ Cypress, CA 90630 ~ 714-229-6700

City of Cypress City Council

Mariellen Yarc, Mayor Pro Tem

Mariellen Yarc Mayor Pro Tem Since December 2014
Term Expires: November 2016

5275 Orange Avenue
P. O. Box 609
Cypress, CA 90630

Telephone: (714) 229-6699
Fax: (714) 229-6682
E-Mail Mayor Pro Tem Yarc

Mayor Pro Tem Mariellen Yarc is serving her first term on the Cypress City Council.

Mayor Pro Tem Yarc holds a Bachelors Degree in Political Science from the University of California Los Angeles and a Juris Doctorate Degree from Southwestern University of Law. She is a partner of Brandon &: Yarc, LLP and a Certified Family Law Specialist, practicing Family Law at her office in downtown Long Beach.

Mayor Pro Tem Yarc is an active member of the Woman’s Club of Cypress and the Cypress Chamber of Commerce. Additionally, she has volunteered her time to various charities and was formerly a Commissioner for both the Cypress Parks & Recreation Commission and the Senior Citizens Commission.

Mayor Pro Tem Yarc is currently representing the City of Cypress on the following boards and committees:

  • Business Retention, Attraction, Creation, and Expansion Committee (BRACE)
  • League of California Cities Community Services Policy Committee
  • League of California Cities Orange County Division - Alternate
  • League of California Cities Legislative Delegate Program – Alternate
  • Orange County City Selection Committee – Alternate
  • Orange County Council of Governments – General Assembly – Alternate
  • Orange County Library Advisory Board – Alternate
  • Orange County Sanitation District – Representative
  • Southern California Association of Governments – General Assembly Delegates - Alternate

Mayor Pro Tem Yarc and her husband, Paul Lussman, have resided in Cypress since 1989.