Diamond Bar Councilwoman Ling-Ling Chang is apparently running for Assemblyman Curt Hagman’s seat in the 55th Assembly District, which includes parts of North Orange County, in 2014.
Cities in the 55th Assembly District include:
- Chino Hills
- Diamond Bar
- La Habra
- Rowland Heights
- West Covina
- Yorba Linda
Ling-Ling Chang was elected to the Diamond Bar City Council in November 2009. She served as the Mayor from 2011-2012. She serves as the City Council delegate to the League of California Cities – Los Angeles County Division and Southern California Association of Governments. She was elected Vice-President of the League of California Cities – Los Angeles County Division.
Before joining Council, Ling-Ling Chang’s record of public service included serving as an elected Board member and former President of the Walnut Valley Water District Board of Directors from 2005 to 2009, and the Diamond Bar Parks & Recreation Commission from February 2004 to February 2006. In March 2010, Chang was appointed to the California Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians (BVNPT).
Ling-Ling Chang is currently the President & CEO of the Youth Science Center, a non-profit science education organization that focuses on STEM education. Previously,she served as Executive Director of the United Family Services Center, a health and human services agency, where she focused on public health/health policy.
Before entering the non-profit sector, she worked in the corporate sector at a health information systems firm as a project manager consulting and training physicians,system administrators, directors, and medical staff at various hospitals across Southern California.
Ling-Ling Chang also serves on the Executive Board of the Cal Poly Pomona-Partners in Education, as well as the prestigious National Development Council at Cal Poly Pomona.
She is a National Fellows Alumnus with the Asian Pacific American Women’s Leadership Institute.
Ling-Ling has been formally recognized by the State of California, the State Legislature, various cities across the state, Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, YWCA, local school districts, and many other organizations. She was also chosen as the 60th Assembly District’s Woman of the Year in 2006.
Chang is hosting a fundraiser for her Assembly campaign on Friday, May 31, 2013, at 7 pm, at the Seafood Village, located at 1463 S. Nogales Street, in Rowland Heights. Phone: (626) 913-2338..