Thomas Wong

 
City Council
Title: Mayor Pro Tem and Council Member, District 1
Phone: 626-307-1465
Thomas Wong


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District 1

Thomas was born and raised in Monterey Park. The proud son of immigrants, he was elected to the Monterey Park City Council in November 2022. He has extensive experience in government, the private sector, and leading non-profits.

Prior to his election to the city council, he served as an elected board member of the San Gabriel Valley Municipal Water District for ten years, serving as board president for seven years, where he delivered millions of dollars of resources and infrastructure investments to support our neighborhoods. He has led efforts to ensure a sustainable, affordable, and resilient water supply for residents in the San Gabriel Valley and continues tackling the region's climate crisis. He is also a former member and chair of the Monterey Park Environmental Commission.

Thomas also serves on the boards of Climate Resolve, the San Gabriel Valley Economic Partnership, the Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG) Transportation Committee, the Alhambra Educational Foundation, and Nature for All. He is also a former board member of the Monterey Park Chamber of Commerce and served on staff for former California State Controller Betty Yee and former Assemblymember Mike Eng. 

He received his Bachelor's degree in Economics from UCLA and his Master's degree in Public Administration from USC.

Thomas has office hours by appointment, please reach out by email or call the office to schedule. 

 

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