Darrel Menthe is an attorney of twenty-five years who lives and works in downtown Culver City. He is a progressive business leader who is passionate about building up our community and protecting everyone in it. Currently in his fourth year as President of the Culver City Downtown Business Association and now Vice Chair of Culver City’s Finance Advisory Committee, he also helped the City celebrate its 100th anniversary as Vice President and Treasurer of the Culver City Centennial Celebration. Darrel has extensive experience dealing with the inner workings of city hall on multiple levels across a wide range of issues.
Darrel and his wife Sarah raise their two children, Vivian and James, in Culver City, where the kids attend Lin Howe and CCMS. The whole family is proud to call this small town their home, right in the middle of one of the greatest metropolises on Earth.
Darrel received a B.A. degree with a double major in Comparative Literature and Political Science from U.C. San Diego in 1993, and a J.D. from Stanford Law School in 1996. He was the President of the UCSD College Democrats from 1991-1993, working on the first Clinton campaign in 1992. He was a Senior Editor of the Stanford Journal of International Law in 1995-1996. He reads Spanish, German, and Russian with varying degrees of proficiency.