Laurence Frank President -Los Angeles Trade-Technical College Mr. Laurence Frank, 59, of Venice is currently the President of the Los Angeles Trade-Technical College. He has held multiple positions at the City of Los Angeles, Office of the Mayor since 2005, including deputy chief of staff and deputy mayor of neighborhood and community services. He held multiple positions at the University of California, Los Angeles Center for Labor Research and Education between 2001 and 2005, including staff director and research director. He was a private practice attorney from 1991 to 2001. Frank is a Democrat.