Southern California Vice Chair Hannah Cho

Hannah Cho is the Senior Policy Advisor for Los Angeles City Council President Emeritus Herb Wesson. In this role, she provides strategies and counsel regarding public policy issues on all levels of government and special projects throughout the 10th district of Los Angeles. She also serves as the Council President Emeritus’s liaison to the greater Los Angeles Asian American Pacific Islander community.

Prior to her role at the City of Los Angeles, Hannah’s professional experience includes serving as a District Director in the California State Legislature and many years in various roles in the nonprofit, and political sector. Her portfolio includes policy initiatives, programming, and advocacy campaigns with organizations such as the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change, Operation HOPE, CARE, the Clean Air Campaign, and the US National Park Service.

Hannah became an elected member of the Executive Board of the Asian Pacific Islander Caucus of the California Democratic Party in 2017 as Southern California Secretary, and then Southern California Vice Chair in 2019. She also serves as a Democratic State Central Committee Member and recently got elected as a Member of the Central Committee to the Los Angeles County Democratic Party in 2020. 

Hannah’s other involvements include the Glass Leadership Institute of the Anti Defamation League, the Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies National Leadership Academy, and Pi Sigma Alpha, the National Political Science Honor Society.