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Elected to City Council in 2016
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Kim Bernice Nguyen was elected to the Garden Grove City Council on November 8, 2016. She is the first Garden Grove City Council Member of Hispanic descent. Her proposed district map was unanimously approved by the City Council to be used for the City’s first district elections in 2016.
Council Member Nguyen has called Garden Grove home since the age of ten. She attended Clinton-Mendenhall Elementary, Doig Intermediate, and Santiago High School. In 2013, she graduated from the University of California Santa Cruz with a degree in politics and a minor in legal studies. She is the first in her family to graduate high school and receive a college degree.
She currently works as a medical policy specialist and trainer at Care 1st Health Plan. Prior to that, she was an intern and a volunteer for then Senator Lou Correa.
Currently, she holds membership with the Garden Grove Elks Lodge.
To work diligently to bring consensus with my fellow council members, community leaders, and Garden Grove residents to ensure decisions made are reflective and inclusive for the benefit of the entire city.
- UC Santa Cruz, Politics and Legal Studies
- Garden Grove Elks Lodge
Garden Grove Resident
Garden Grove resident since the age of ten.