Rita Walters

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Rita Walters (born 1930) currently serves on the Board of Library Commissioners for the Los Angeles Public Library. Prior to this position, she served on the Los Angeles City Council[1] representing the 9th district from 1991-2001.[2] During that time, she chaired the Arts, Health & Humanities Committee where she reviewed matters related to the Library Department.[2] Prior to this job, she was on the Los Angeles Unified School District's Board of Education (1979—1991). Walters was also a teacher in the adult division of the Los Angeles School District for four years.[2]


Walters graduated from Shaw University and has an MBA from UCLA's Anderson School of Management.[2]


In 2009, Walters was recognized on the popular podcast, 'Vaguely Live Radio', as part of the feature 'Jimmy's Random Wikipedia Page of the Week'.

Preceded by
Gilbert W. Lindsay
Los Angeles City Council
9th District

Succeeded by
Jan Perry


  1. ^ Etzioni, Amitai (1995-06-15). Rights and the Common Good: The Communitarian Perspective. Palgrave Macmillan. pp. 247–. ISBN 9780312102722. Retrieved 29 June 2012.
  2. ^ a b c d "Rita Walters Commissioner". Los Angeles Public Library. Archived from the original on 4 June 2012. Retrieved 30 July 2012.