|Member of the California State Assembly|
from the 72nd district
|Assumed office |
December 3, 2018
|Preceded by||Travis Allen|
|Born||January 20, 1983|
|Alma mater||SDSU (BA)|
Tyler Diep (born January 20, 1983) is an American politician who serves in the California State Assembly. A Republican, he represents the 72nd Assembly District, which encompasses parts of northern Orange County which includes the cities of Huntington Beach, Garden Grove, Westminster, Fountain Valley, Seal Beach, Los Alamitos, and the unincorporated areas of Midway City and Rossmoor.
For the 2019–20 legislative session, Assemblyman Diep serves as vice-chair for the Housing and Community Development Committee and the Committee on Arts, Entertainment, Sports, Tourism, and Internet Media. He also serves as a member of the Appropriations, Public Safety, Transportation, Labor and Employment, and the Joint Legislative Audit Committee. He is also the Republican Alternate to the Rules Committee.
Diep has proven to be a taxpayer advocate as in 2017, the Orange County Taxpayers Association recognized him with the coveted "Rose Award" for his opposition to new and higher taxes. Diep's priorities include common sense infrastructure spending, promoting job growth and creation, continuing a strong commitment to public safety, and protecting access to health care.
Assemblyman Diep has long been committed to public service as he was first elected as Director to the Midway City Sanitary District in 2006. He was then elected to the Westminster City Council in 2008 and in 2014. He was unanimously selected as Vice Mayor in 2010 and 2018. Professionally, he served as a senior advisor and small business outreach specialist with the California State Board of Equalization and the California Department of Tax and Fee Administration. In addition, he is also a proud small business owner in Huntington Beach.
Diep graduated from the California State University, San Diego in Public Administration and currently resides in Westminster.
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- "Umberg, Daly, and Diep urge President Trump to halt efforts to deport Vietnamese refugees". February 14, 2019.
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