John Park

Key Facts

Party N/A; nonpartisan election
Status Challenger


John Park graduated from George Mason University. Park is currently the chair of the Irvine Finance Commission and is the founder and president of an advertising company in Orange County [1]. He also serves on the board of a group that serves the Asian American Community. Park has previously been the Vice President of two Fortune 1,000 companies, and President of his Home Owners Association [1, 2].

Key Issues


Park supports protecting community services for those most vulnerable in Irvine, such as children, elders, the disabled, and Veterans [1].


Park supports growing reserves, cutting fees for residents and prioritizing the most needed service in the face of budget challenges [1].


Park advocates for the prioritization of housing solutions for first responders that live outside Irvine but work in Irvine [1].

Public Safety

Park supports first responders [1]. Park also advocates for safety in schools through the funding for school resource officers, student safety programs, and technology in order to secure schools [3].


Anthony Kuo, Irvine Vice Mayor; Mike Carroll, Irvine City Councilman; Steven Choi, CA Assemblyman and Former Irvine Mayor; Don Wagner, Orange County Supervisor and Former Irvine Mayor; Michelle Steel, US Congresswoman; Young Kim, US Congresswoman; Don Barnes, Orange County Sheriff; Scott Baugh, Congressional Candidate and Former CA Assembly Leader; Fred Whitaker, OCGOP Chairman and Former Orange Councilman; Diane Harkey, Former CA Assemblywoman; Patrick Harper, Fountain Valley Mayor; Austin Lumbard, Tustin Mayor; Elaine Gennawey, Laguna Niguel Mayor; Mike Munzing, Aliso Viejo Councilman; Ted Bui, Fountain Valley Councilman; Scott Voigts, Lake Forest Councilman; Diane Dixon, Newport Beach Councilwoman; Will O’Neill, Newport Beach Councilman; Tai Do, Westminster Councilman; Orange County Firefighters; Local 3631


1 John Park
2 City of Irvine Candidate Statements
3 Facebook