City Councilman Allan R. Mansoor was elected to the Costa Mesa City Council in November 2016. During his prior service on the Council (2002-2010), Allan served as Mayor three times. He left the Council when he was elected to the State Legislature, serving in the California State Assembly (2010-2014). Prior to serving in elected office, Allan dedicated himself to public safety as an Orange County Sheriff’s Deputy.
In 2010, Allan was elected to the California State Assembly, where he served as Vice Chairman of the Assembly Public Employees, Retirement and Social Security Committee, and as Co-Chair on the Assembly Legislative Ethics Committee. He also served on the Assembly Budget and Assembly Health Committees, where he fought to protect public health and ensure fiscal responsibility. He supported and co-sponsored multiple pieces of legislation related to our environment, public safety, and safe drinking water:
- Increase funding for safe drinking water
- Store water for use during droughts
- Clean up contaminated groundwater
- Protect our rivers from contamination
- Suspend hazardous waste facilities when they threaten public health and our environment
Allan moved to Orange County in 1976 and has lived here most of his life. He attended junior high school at Christ Lutheran and graduated from Estancia High School, where he participated in wrestling and track and field. Allan worked at Orange Coast College as a Campus Safety Officer while studying there and later obtained an Associates Degree from Coastline Community College.
Joining the Sheriff’s Department in 1993, his assignments included John Wayne Airport, the Sex Offender Notification and Registration (SONAR) Division, the Men’s Central Jail, and patrol in Dana Point and North Operations.
Allan and his wife Janniffer continue to make Orange County their home with their four young children: Avalon Jane (age 6), Joshua Dayton (age 4), August Alexander (age 3), and Dallas Zachariah (age 1).
Allan R. Mansoor believes in safeguarding our water supply, lower water rates, protecting our environment, balanced budgets, and putting parents and families first.