Stephen Sham

Councilmember

Biographical Information:

Elected to Council: November 2006, automatically re-elected in 2010 

Occupation:

  • Owner and operator of Plaza Printing with his wife in Alhambra; "Business of the Year Award" of Alhambra Chamber of Commerce (2006)

Education: 

  • ‍B.S., Business Administration (Entrepreneurship) - Cal State University, Los Angeles
  • ‍Daniel Murphy High School, Los Angeles

Civic Involvement:

  • Board Member / Past President, San Gabriel Valley Mosquito and Vector Control District 
  • Member, League of California Cities, Revenue & Taxation Policy Committee
  • Immediate Past President, National League of Cities, Asian Pacific American Municipal Officials (APAMO)
  • Immediate Past President, Chinese-American Elected Officials (CEO)
  • Former Member, League of California Cities, Administrative Services Policy Committee
  • Former Member, City of Alhambra Planning Commission
  • Past Vice Chair, City of Alhambra Transportation Commission
  • Past Vice Chair, City of Alhambra Valley Boulevard Business Development Consistency Committee
  • Graduate, Alhambra Citizen's Police Academy (1999)                  

Community Involvement:

  • Past President, Alhambra Chamber of Commerce
  • Past President and Member, Rotary Club of Alhambra
  • Board Member, Alhambra Hospital Medical Center Governing Board 
  • Former Trustee and Life Member, Alhambra Historical Society
  • Former Executive Board Member, West San Gabriel Valley YMCA
  • Former Board Member, Alhambra Hospital Community Advisory Board
  • Past Chair, Mission Amigos District Fundraising Committee, Boy Scouts of America

Marital Status:

  • Married to Rebecca and has a daughter named Kristie   

Personal Interests: 

  • ‍Family activities, stamp collecting and travel