Pamela Thornton

Pamela Thornton


LWV Torrance Area

Pamela is the Founder and Principal of Urban Land Matters, (ULM), a woman-owned small business providing land use planning and management consultant services. ULM’s business capabilities include feasibility studies; master planning; land use analysis; entitlement preparation and representation; community/public engagement and construction project management.

Pamela is a committed community leader with more than two decades of volunteer experience, including serving as past president of the League of Women Voters of Torrance Area, (LWVTA).

Through her dedication and skills, she remains focused on land use and zoning issues that negatively impact the residents and stakeholders of the Harbor Gateway North community and throughout Los Angeles County. She was recognized for her community advocacy and is the recipient of the Unsung Hero Award from the California State Legislative Black Caucus and 64th State Assembly District.

Pamela is the host of Land Value – The Podcast, where she has thought-provoking conversations with guests regarding the intrinsic value of land, land development, and systemic practices that devalue or have marginalized people of color from land rights and ownership.