Mike Fong

Mike Fong

Board of Trustees

Mike Fong has been appointed by the Los Angeles Community College District Board
of Trustees to serve out the remainder of the term of former trustee Miguel Santiago,
who left after winning a seat in the State Assembly.

When that term expires in July, Trustee Fong will begin serving the full four-year term
on the board that he won in the March election.

A lifelong Angeleno, Trustee Fong works with the Los Angeles Economic & Workforce
Development Department on youth employment, financial empowerment, and
education programs. He also audits and monitors various YouthSource Center agencies
that help young people pursue educational goals and job training programs.

Trustee Fong previously served as East Area Director for Los Angeles Mayor Antonio
Villaraigosa, acting as the primary liaison between the Mayor's Office and the dynamic
and diverse communities in Northeast and East Los Angeles. Trustee Fong was also
Policy Analyst for Workforce Development in the Mayor's Administration and the
Senior Liaison to the Asian Pacific Islander community in Los Angeles.

He is Chair of the PBS Southern California Asian Pacific Islander Community Council,
Vice Chair of the White Memorial Medical Center Community Leadership Council
and serves as a Board member and Immediate Past President of the Los Angeles City
Employees Asian American Association.

He graduated from UCLA with a B.S. in Psychobiology and a minor in Education.