Jo Anne Darcy is one of the founding members of the City of Santa Clarita. She served on the city council from 1987 to 2002. She was also a four-time mayor of Santa Clarita.
Jo Anne served as a field representative for County Supervisor Michael Antonovich. She also served as Executive Director of the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce. In addition, she was a founding member and Past President of the Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley.
Jo Anne was very active in the community. In fact, she loved libraries and was a founding officer of the Friends of the Libraries of Santa Clarita Valley. Today, the Canyon Country library is named after her.
Among her many accomplishments is being honored as “Woman of the Year” by the Chamber of Commerce. Jo Anne passed away at the age of 86 back in 2017.