Mike (Mike) Fong (D-49)

State Assembly Member Mike Fong

Mike (Mike) Fong (D-49)
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Capitol: 916.319.2049
FAX: 916.319.2149
District: 323.264.4949
State Assembly Member
Room 5230 State Capitol 1303 Tenth Street
Sacramento, CA 95814
1255 Corporate Center Drive
Monterey Park, CA 91754
Residence:Los Angeles, CA

Committee Assignments

Bio

Mike Fong was elected in February 2022 to represent California's 49th Assembly District, which consists of Alhambra, Arcadia, El Monte, Monterey Park, Rosemead, Temple City, San Marino, San Gabriel and parts of Montebello and South El Monte. Prior to his election to the Assembly, Mike served as Trustee of the Los Angeles Community College District. As the largest community college district in the country, the Los Angeles Community College District is comprised of nine colleges serving approximately 250,000 students with a service area of over 800 square miles and over 5 million residents. Mike served as the Chair of the Legislative & Public Affairs Committee and served on the Facilities Master Planning & Oversight Committee. Mike's priorities include increasing student success, improving the quality and access to educational opportunities, as well as to expanding workforce education and high-growth sector training programs. Mike has served a member of the Budget and Finance Committee and Institutional Effective & Student Success Committee. Mike also chaired the Jobs and the Economy Ad-Hoc Committee and also serves as Chair of the Chancellor's Committee on Asian Pacific Islander Affairs Committee. Mike also served on the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Task Force for Community College League of California and served as Board Member for the Asian Pacific Islander Trustees & Administrators (APITA) Association. Mike served as Senior Management Analyst for the Los Angeles Housing Department leading a team of professionals on the accessible housing program. Mike served as Director of Policy and Government Relations for the City of Los Angeles Department of Neighborhood Empowerment. In this role, Mike led a team of experienced professionals on policy development and government relations for the Department and Neighborhood Councils in empowering and collaborating with Neighborhood Council Board Members, leaders, and stakeholders in improving the lives of residents throughout the City. Mike worked with the Los Angeles Economic & Workforce Development Department on youth employment and education programs including the Hire LA Summer Youth Employment Program, Cash for College, and the Bank on Los Angeles programs. Mike also audited and monitors various YouthSource Center agencies which help youth pursue educational goals and job training programs. Mike previously served as the East Area Director for Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa. In this capacity, Mike served as the primary liaison between the Mayor's office and the dynamic and diverse communities in the Northeast and East areas of Los Angeles. Mike was the Policy Director for Workforce Development in the Mayor's office and the Senior Liaison to the Asian Pacific Islander community in the City of Los Angeles. Mike also previously served as Field Deputy for former Los Angeles City Councilmember Ed Reyes. In this capacity, Mike served as the primary liaison between the Council office and the dynamic and diverse communities of Lincoln Heights, Montecito Heights, Echo Park, Angelino Heights, Solano Canyon, and Chinatown. Active in the community, Mike served as Commissioner for the City of Alhambra Transportation Commission. Furthermore, Mike is the past Chair of the PBS Southern California Asian Pacific Islander Community Council. Mike also serves as a Board Member of the White Memorial Medical Center Community Leadership Council. Mike also as a Board Member and Immediate Past President of the Los Angeles City Employees Asian American Association. Mike has also served on the UCLA Alumni Association Board of Directors and was President of the Asian Pacific Alumni chapter of the UCLA Alumni Association. Mike also was on the founding board of the New Leaders Council Los Angeles chapter. Mike graduated from California State University at Northridge with a Master of Public Administration in Public Sector Management & Leadership and from University of California at Los Angeles with a B.S. in Psychobiology and a minor in Education.

Election / Personal Info

First Elected: 02/15/2022    Next Election: 2022
Counties Representing
Los Angeles