Jaime L. Lee was appointed to the Los Angeles Board of Harbor Commissioners by Mayor Eric Garcetti and confirmed by the Los Angeles City Council on April 13, 2018. She was elected president of the Los Angeles Harbor Commission on April 19, 2018.
Commissioner Lee served as board president and commissioner on the Los Angeles City Employees' Retirement System (LACERS) Board of Administration from 2014 to 2018. Previously, she was a commissioner on the Los Angeles City Industrial Development Authority, Los Angeles City Quality and Productivity Commission, and State of California's Speech-Language Pathology, Audiology & Hearing Aid Dispensers Board. She was appointed to the California Film Commission by Speaker Anthony Rendon in April 2018.
Commissioner Lee is also active in the community as a board member of the Los Angeles Organizing Committee of the Olympic & Paralympic Games 2028 and the Los Angeles World Affairs Council & Town Hall and has previously served on the Korean American Coalition Board of Directors, the Anderson Munger Family YMCA Board of Directors, as an advisor to the Southern California Public Radio Board of Trustees, and as Board Chair of the Los Angeles Fashion District Business Improvement District Board of Directors.
Commissioner Lee holds a bachelor's degree in English from the University of Southern California and a law degree from USC's Gould School of Law. She currently sits on the USC Board of Trustees, the Board of Councilors for the USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts & Sciences, and the Executive Committee for the USC Lusk Center for Real Estate. She previously served as the president of the USC Alumni Association Board of Governors and president of the USC Asian Pacific Alumni Association Board of Directors.