Photo of Board Member Mike EngMIKE ENG

Member of the Board

On March 5, 2013, Mike Eng was elected to the Board of Trustees of the Los Angeles Community College District after serving in state and municipal office.

Mike previously served six years as a State Assemblyman during which time he chaired three of the Legislature’s critical Assembly policy committees: Transportation, Banking and Finance, and Business and Consumer Protection and, was a member of the Assembly Education Committee for three terms.

During his time in the legislature he authored: California’s Homeowner Bill of Rights to address the mortgage foreclosure crisis; California’s Human Right to Water Law; California’s comprehensive overhaul of the smog check process resulting in a removal of 70 tons of pollutants daily;  Legislation to keep students safe from bullying as part of the State mandated school safety plan; Budget solutions to backfll the loss of funding for community colleges; Legislation to ensure long-term mass transit funding; and Groundwater Cleanup solutions in the San Gabriel Valley.

Prior to his time in the legislature, Mike served as Mayor and Councilman for the City of Monterey Park. He served on the City Library Board of Trustees for ten years and was also an appointee to the State Board of Acupuncture serving as Vice-Chair and head of the enforcement committee.

Mike Eng has taught at Los Angeles Trade-Technical College, UCLA, and University of the West. He earned his Law Degree at UCLA and founded the immigration law firm of Eng and Nishimura. He also earned his Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees at the University of Hawaii.

Mike Eng lives in the San Gabriel Valley, and is married to U.S. Congresswoman Judy Chu.

July 2013

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