Heidi Ann Ashcraft was appointed to City Council on December 17, 2013 She serves as chair of the Transportation Committee and as a member of the Strategic Plan and Citizen Development and Enrichment Committees. She is also the alternate voting delegate to the League of California Cities - LA County Division, Sanitation District of LA County, and the second alternate voting delegate to the South Bay Cities Council of Governments (SBCCOG). Prior to being appointed, Heidi Ann Ashcraft was elected to Torrance Unified School District Board of Education and served 3 terms.
Her involvement in the community includes being a founding member on the Torrance Human Relations Committee & Visions of Unity Art Competition, former Chairwoman of the Torrance So. Bay YMCA Board of Managers. She is currently a member of the Torrance Cultural Arts Advisory Board, the Torrance Historical Society, Torrance Old Neighborhood Association, Torrance Sister City Association, and Embroidery Guild of America & Member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
She has four children and two grandchildren and is married to husband Dan, who currently serves as a Torrance Police Department Chaplain. Since 1986 she and Dan have owned Ashcraft Design, a Product Design Consultancy in El Segundo, CA. Heidi Ann serves as the the Chief Financial Officer.