Michael Gi-Hao Cheung was appointed by Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich to the County Human Relations Commission on April 14, 2009. Commissioner Cheung also serves on the Los Angeles County Commission on Insurance and brings both an international perspective and considerable financial experience to both Commissions.
Mr. Cheung is active in the local Chinese community, having served as president of the Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association. In addition, he was former president of the Lung Kong Family Association and a member of the Chinese Chamber of Commerce. His broad career as an accountant and President of M & D Associates, a tax and accounting service, and extensive experience in financial planning of business and loan acquisitions from financial institutions, provides him with the valuable skills and expertise to help the Commission address critical fiscal issues.
“I am extremely pleased with the continued trust that Supervisor Antonovich has placed on me,” comments Mr. Cheung. “As a person with a vested interest in Los Angeles County, I know how important it is to provide our residents with ways to enhance their communication and understanding of one another, and to increase their sense of being vested in the well-being of this County.” Mr. Cheung earned a Master of Business Administration degree from La Verne University in 1985 and a Bachelor of Science degree from Tam Kong University, Taiwan. He is married to Della and has two children.
Mr. Cheung was appointed to the Commission by and represents the Fifth Supervisorial District.