Irvine Transportation Commission Vice Chair, Carrie O’Malley, Announces Candidacy for Irvine City Council
O’Malley brings decades of experience as a longtime county and state policy advisor
Irvine, Calif – Today, Carrie O’Malley officially announced her candidacy for Irvine City Council. O’Malley, 20-year Irvine resident and homeowner, has dedicated much of her professional career to public service including public policy, legislation, and advocacy. Currently, she serves as District Director and Senior Policy Advisor to Assemblyman Steven Choi.
“Whether you are talking public safety, quality of life, education, housing, or business opportunities, Irvine is the greatest place to live, work, and raise a family. I’m running for City Council to help ensure Irvine stays that way for generations to come,” said Carrie O’Malley.
Prior to working for Assemblyman Choi, O’Malley served as a Senior Policy Advisor for a Member of the Orange County Board of Supervisors. Her county-wide expert analysis on key public policy issues has been instrumental in delivering a more efficient, transparent and accountable government for Orange County residents. Her work has primarily been focused on public safety, transportation, finances, and social services. O’Malley’s experience working with constituents, county leaders, and state representatives highlights her exemplary qualifications to represent the residents of Irvine.
An active Irvine community member, O’Malley is an appointed Commissioner and Vice Chair on the Irvine Transportation Commission, Chair of the Irvine Taxpayers Association, and Vice President of the Board of Directors of her Homeowners’ Association in Northpark, where she is an original homeowner. She and her husband, John, have been married for nearly two decades and enjoy spending family time with their two teenage children, Shannon and Jack. In her free time, O’Malley enjoys attending her children’s baseball and basketball games, long-distance running on Irvine’s beautiful trails, and contributing her time and talents to helping the residents of Irvine.