Southern California Outreach Chair Matt Yagyagan

Matt Yagyagan is the Director of Legislative Affairs for San Diego City Council President Georgette Gómez. In this role, Matt develops the City Council agenda, assists the Council President in running City Council meetings, and advises on legislative items before the City Council.
He is also the Chair of the Southwestern Community College Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee, where he has served since 2015. In this role, he oversees the expenditures of bond proceeds to improve student facilities.

Previously, Matt was a public policy advisor, fundraising officer, and community organizer. He was also the President of the AAPI Democratic Club of San Diego from 2015-2018 and a member of the San Diego County Democratic Party Central Committee.

Matt graduated from the University of California, Berkeley in 2010 with dual B.A.s in Political Science and Ethnic Studies. He has a policy background in public budgeting, economic development, infrastructure, and public education.

Matt was born and raised in San Diego, CA and Honolulu, HI.