Standing for AD 49
In 2019 Michael Gomez stood from AD 49 for the California Democratic Party Central Committee.
A professional actor for over 40 years, my acting credits include performances in classic films such as The Big Lebowski, Heartbreak Ridge, The Border, El Norte, Yes Man, Zoot Suit, among many others. On TV, my credits include The Fosters, Criminal Minds, Star Trek, X-Files, Bones, The Shield, Devious Maids, Desperate Housewives, etc. I have also worked extensively in theater, having been in Zoot Suit on Broadway, and in many other plays .
I am in my 4th year serving as a Los Angeles County Commissioner, having been appointed by Los Angeles Supervisor Hilda Solis to serve on the Los Angeles County Consumer Affairs Advisory Commission, and am currently Vice Chair. I have also served on the Screen Actors Guild Board of Directors (Alternate) and am a three-time Governors Appointee to the Performers Peer Group of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (EMMYS).
I have been a Community Activist for a long time, working with and supporting a number of non-profit organizations, such as LA Special Olympics, AIDS Walk LA, March of Dimes, American Red Cross, National Migrants Workers Conference for Children, Nosotros, United Farmworkers, and many others. Over the years, I have served on a number of City of El Monte commissions and committees, including the Planning Commission, Cultural Commission, Measure GG Tax Oversight, Arts in Public Places, etc.