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Stephanie Nguyen

Assemblymember Stephanie Nguyen was elected to the California State Assembly in November of 2022 to represent the 10th Assembly District.

Assemblymember Nguyen served as the Executive Director of Asian Resources, Inc. (ARI) to ensure that all communities, especially the low-income, immigrant, refugee, limited English-speaking youth, formerly incarcerated and undocumented, have access to support and services to help them get one step closer to self-sufficiency. She was elected to the Elk Grove City Council in 2017 and is the first Asian American woman in this role. Stephanie Nguyen has lived, worked, and served the Sacramento and Elk Grove communities almost all her life. The daughter of Vietnamese Refugees who fled the Vietnam War by boat, she grew up in Sacramento’s Little Saigon district and attended Sacramento schools before graduating from Sacramento State University.

Assemblymember Nguyen currently serves as the Assistant Speaker pro Tempore of the California State Assembly, a position that underscores her leadership and influence within the legislative body. She also serves on the Assembly Committees on Business and Professions, Communications and Conveyance, Jobs, Economic Development, and Economy, Public Employment and Retirement, and Public Safety. Assemblymember Nguyen has also been appointed by the Speaker of the Assembly to serve on the Council of State Governments West Executive Committee as well as the Commission on the Status of Women and Girls and to serve as an Alternate to the Alfred E. Alquist Seismic Safety Commission.

In addition to her legislative duties, Assemblymember Nguyen has spearheaded crucial initiatives aimed at advancing women's health rights and healthcare standards nationwide. Notably, she led the passage of Assembly Bill 1646 (AB 1646), ensuring comprehensive training for OB-GYN medical students across the country, particularly focusing on abortion procedures. Her dedication to promoting equitable and accessible healthcare underscores her commitment to serving the needs of all Californians.