Barry Chang

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Barry Chang
Mayor of Cupertino, California
In office
2015–2017
Preceded byKris Wang
Succeeded bySavita Vaidhyanathan
Personal details
Born1952 (age 67–68)
NationalityAmerican
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Sue Chang
Alma materUniversity of Cincinnati
ProfessionBusiness Owner
Politician

Barry Chang is an American politician who served as the mayor of Cupertino, California.[1]

Personal life[edit]

Chang was born in Taiwan in 1952. As of 2014, Chang and his family have been living in Cupertino for 30 years.[2]

Chang is married to Sue Chang and he has two daughters and one son. His older daughter, Aileen, works as an optometrist in Kauai. His younger daughter, Alice, is practicing law in Silicon Valley. His son, Howard, is working for a high-tech company.[3]

Political career[edit]

Early political career[edit]

Chang ran and was elected for a seat in the Cupertino School Board in 1995 and was reelected in 2003. He has also served four years on the Cupertino Public Safety Commission.[4]

Cupertino City Council[edit]

In 2009, Chang was elected to the Cupertino City Council. In 2014, Chang was re-elected to Cupertino City Council with the position of Mayor. On Dec 1, 2015, Chang was unanimously selected by his city council to become the mayor of Cupertino, California. He served as the mayor of Cupertino, California in 2016. His current term will end in 2018. [5] [6] [7] [8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cupertino.org Mayor Barry Chang". Archived from the original on November 12, 2016. Retrieved Nov 20, 2016.
  2. ^ Oct 22, 2014 "Facebook.com TeamBarryChang". Retrieved Nov 20, 2016.
  3. ^ "Barry Chang for California State Assembly 2016". Barrychang.com. Retrieved December 30, 2015.
  4. ^ "Full Biography for Barry Chang". Smartvoter.org. Retrieved December 30, 2015.
  5. ^ "COUNCIL MEMBER BARRY CHANG". Retrieved June 1, 2018.
  6. ^ "Mercurynews.com". Retrieved Nov 20, 2016.
  7. ^ "Cupertino : Mayor Barry Chang". Cupertino.org. Archived from the original on January 25, 2016. Retrieved December 30, 2015.
  8. ^ "Barry Chang". Votersedge.org. Retrieved December 30, 2015.