Brian (Brian) Maienschein (D-SH77)
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Capitol: 916.319.2077
FAX: 916.319.2177
District: 858.675.0077
Suite 5640 State Capitol 1021 O Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

District Office:
12396 World Trade Drive
San Diego, CA 92128
Elected: 2012    Next Election: 2022
Spouse: Elly   DOB: 5/22/1969
Committee Assignments
MemberAssembly Select Committee on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
MemberAssembly Select Committee on the Master Plan for Higher Education in California
MemberAssembly Select Committee on Biotechnology
MemberAssembly Committee on Health
MemberAssembly Committee on Judiciary
MemberAssembly Select Committee on Veteran Employment and Education
MemberAssembly Select Committee on Emerging Technologies and Innovation
MemberAssembly Select Committee on Asia/California Trade and Investment Promotion
Counties Representing
San Diego


Brian Maienschein has represented California's 77th Assembly District since 2012. Before joining the Assembly, Brian served eight years on the San Diego City Council, and as the city's first Commissioner on Homelessness. He is most known for his outstanding response to two wildfires in his district, the 2003 Cedar Fire and the 2007 Witch Creek Fire, as well as for the completion of State Route 56 and the preservation from development of 10,000 acres in the San Pasqual Valley.

Brian was named the March of Dimes California Legislative Champion for his work to improve Maternal Mental Health. He also received the Easter Seals California Assembly Champion Award for his work with the developmentally disabled community and the San Diego Humane Society's Humane Hero Compassion Award for championing animal rights. Additionally, Brian was named Legislator of the Year by the California Small Business Association for his support of small businesses.

A graduate of the University of California, Santa Barbara and California Western School of Law, Brian also teaches a course on Election Law at USD School of Law. Brian lives in the 77th Assembly District with his wife, Elly, and his two daughters, Taylin and Brenna, who are his proudest accomplishments.