Randall Putz was elected to the Big Bear Lake City Council in November 2014, again in November 2018 and was appointed to serve as Mayor in 2019. Randall also currently serves as Chair of the Board of Directors for the Mountain Area Regional Transit Authority, as a Director for the Big Bear Fire Authority, and as Vice President of the Desert-Mountain Division of the League of California Cities.
Randall is an advocate for education and was previously elected to the Bear Valley Unified School District Governing Board in 2008 and 2012. He has lobbied on behalf of Big Bear at the County and State levels and is also a founding member of the Bear Valley Education Trust. Randall has spent 20 years providing marketing and technology solutions and services for corporate and government clients through his technology consulting firm, and recently opened Chirp Nature Center in Big Bear Lake’s Village. Randall has deep roots in the community as a local businessman, longtime resident, and founding member of the Big Bear Valley Trails Foundation. He is an avid outdoorsman and enjoys trail running and mountain biking in our surrounding National Forest.