Michael Eng – Board Member

Michael Eng, Board Member

Mike Eng has served on the California Unemployment Insurance Appeals Board since January 2019. He previously served as a California Assemblyman, Community College Trustee, City Mayor, State consumer board member, and attorney.

Mike served six years as a California Assemblyman during which time he chaired the Business and Professions and Consumer Protection, Banking and Finance, and Transportation Committees. He authored legislation that gained national recognition including the State’s Homeowner Bill of Rights, which set up fair procedures allowing more Californians to keep their homes during the country’s foreclosure crisis. His other key legislation included California’s Human Right to Water bill, which addressed water shortages in disadvantaged communities.

Elected to the Board of Trustees of the Los Angeles Community College District, Mike served as Vice President of the Board.

Mike previously served as Mayor and Councilman of the City of Monterey Park and was President of the city’s Library Board of Trustees.

Appointed to the California Acupuncture Board, he worked with State Administrative Law Judges and Deputy Attorneys General on disciplinary cases within the Department of Consumer Affairs.

Mike earned his Law Degree at UCLA School of Law, and his Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees at the University of Hawaii, and practiced federal administrative law for over thirty years.