Barbara Yamamoto — community relations director for Los Angeles World Airports, the City of Los Angeles agency that operates the city’s four airports — has been selected honorary mayor for the Westchester/LAX-Marina del Rey Chamber of Commerce.

Yamamoto was selected by incoming chamber president Cedric Sutherland. The appointment was announced during the chamber’s installation dinner Friday, June 17th, at the LAX Hilton Hotel.

In addition to her duties at LAX, Yamamoto has been active with the Flight Path Learning Center, The Westchester/Playa del Rey Neighborhood Council, the Rotary Club of Westchester, the Westchester Family YMCA and Gateway to LA, a businessness improvement district around the Century Boulevard corridor at the LAX entrance in West-chester.