James (Jim) Bell
Director Bell has resided in Rossmoor since 1977, with his wife of 55 years, Marilyn. They have 4 daughters that all graduated from Los Alamitos High School. They have 9 grandchildren, and 6 Great-Grandchildren.
Jim grew up in the City of Los Alamitos since he was 6 years old with his sister Sylvia, and his parents Jim & Evelyn Bell. Jim’s father started the Rossmoor/Los Alamitos Area Sewer District in 1952 with a few others. Jim’s father was also the First Mayor of Los Alamitos in 1960.
Director Bell retired from his own business, Bell’s Backhoe Service of over 25 years. He worked for McDonnell Douglas 11 years before that as aircraft field systems testing inspector. Jim Bell is also a recording artist and has several albums out. Singing has always been one of his biggest talents.
Director Bell has been on the Board of Directors for the Rossmoor/Los Alamitos Area Sewer District since he was first elected in 2004.