The Office of Public Accountability (OPA) is a City of Los Angeles (City) department established to perform a ratepayer advocacy function, and the Executive Director will function as the Ratepayer Advocate to provide public independent analysis of actions by the Department of Water and Power, as they relate to water and electricity rates.
The City has initiated recruitment for the next Executive Director/Ratepayer Advocate for the Office of Public Accountability. The recruitment and selection for the Executive Director/Ratepayer Advocate is conducted by a citizens selection committee (with assistance from the Offices of the CAO, CLA, and the Personnel Department).  
Please take a moment to complete this survey.  Your responses to all the questions are anonymous and voluntary.  Any questions left unmarked will be recorded as no opinion.

You are also welcome to forgo the survey and submit your comments to the  Citizens Committee by email: .

Please select up to 5 QUALITIES that you think are important when selecting the next Executive Director/Ratepayer Advocate. 

Is there anything else that the Citizens' Selection Committee should consider when selecting the next Executive Director/Ratepayer Advocate?

3. Please rank what you believe should be the top three priorities of the Executive Director/Ratepayer Advocate.

4. How would you like to see the Executive Director/Ratepayer Advocate conduct the operations of the Office of Public Accountability?