Representing Orange County Transportation Authority
Director Fred Jung currently serves as the Mayor of Fullerton and is member of the Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) Board of Directors. Jung was elected to serve a four-year term representing Council District 1 on the Fullerton City Council in November 2020 and was appointed Mayor in 2021. Jung is the first Asian-American Fullerton City Council Member in over 20 years. Prior to joining Council, Mayor Jung served on the Parks and Recreation Commission and Traffic and Circulation Commission. The OCTA appointed Jung as a member to the LOSSAN Board of Directors in January 2023.
Born in Seoul, South Korea, Jung came to the United States at the age of 5. Jung has lived in Fullerton District 1 since 1987. He attended Sunny Hills High School and has volunteered as a Sunny Hills High School football coach for many years.
Director Jung has owned many successful small businesses. He also went on to found one of North Orange County's largest youth sports nonprofit organizations. He started the jazz magazines All About Jazz Los Angeles, All About Jazz Chicago, All About Jazz San Francisco, and Jazz Weekly. He also served on the Board of Directors of the Jazz Journalists Association.
Director Jung serves as the Chairman to the Orange County Mosquito and Vector Control District's Budget and Finance Committee, Vice Chairman to the Orange County Power Authority, Vice Chairman to the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, and Vice Chairman to the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California's Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee. He also serves on the Board of Directors of the Orange County Housing Finance Trust. Jung attended the University of Southern California.