Phillip Chen was elected to represent California’s 55th Assembly District in 2016. He is a successful small business owner of a property management company, and has previously served as health deputy to Los Angeles County Supervisor Mike Antonovich, and as an adjunct professor at Cal State Fullerton, Cal State Los Angeles, and the University of Southern California.

In addition to this work, Phillip served on the Walnut Valley Unified School District Board of Trustees, and volunteered with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department as a Reserve Deputy, where he was named the Walnut/Diamond Bar Station’s, Reserve Deputy of the Year, in 2009.

He has a bachelor’s degree in communications from CSU Fullerton, and a Master of Public Administration and Doctorate of Educational Psychology from USC. Philip and Congressman Ed Royce are the only Republicans in partisan office in Los Angeles County south of the Antelope and Santa Clarita valleys.