Michael D. Antonovich, a native of Los Angeles County, has served the two million residents of the County’s Fifth Supervisorial District since 1980.
The Fifth District, over two thousand square miles in area, includes all or part of the San Gabriel, Pomona, San Fernando, Santa Clarita and Antelope Valleys.
As a government/history teacher for the Los Angeles Unified School District in 1966, Mike credits his fifth grade teacher for the inspiration to enter public life.
In 1969, he was elected to the Los Angeles Community College Board of Trustees. In 1972, he was elected to serve in the California State Assembly. He served three terms in the Assembly and rose to the rank of Republican Whip from 1976 to 1978.
Presidents Ronald Reagan and George Bush appointed Mike to numerous presidential committees and commissions, including the Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board, the U.S.-Japan Advisory Committee, the Commission on Privatization, and the U.S. Delegation to the United Nations International Conference on Indo-Chinese Refugees.
In 1980, Mike was elected to serve the people of Los Angeles County as a member of the Board of Supervisors.
His 34 years as a County Supervisor have been characterized by his commitment to public safety, effective and responsive representation and support for small business, our County’s foster children, seniors and veterans.
The Supervisor also serves on the Board of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Metrolink (Southern California Regional Rail Authority), Southern California Association of Governments, San Fernando Valley and San Gabriel Valley Council of Governments, and the South Coast Air Quality Management District.
Supervisor Antonovich resides in Glendale with his wife Christine Hu, their son, Michael Jr. and daughter, Mary Christine.