Calvin Sung is a seasoned campaigner with specialized skills in voter targeting and data management. Most recently, he was the campaign manager for Alex Villanueva for Sheriff, the data director for Kevin de Leon for US Senate, and project manager for API language multimedia advertisements on the John Chiang for Governor Campaign.
In the past, Calvin worked as a District Director for Senator Josh Newman and a legislative aide for Assemblymember Sharon Quirk-Silva. Working for the State Legislature, he provided legislative analysis and community support in the policy areas of healthcare, transportation, housing, energy, and the economy to the member.
Calvin has also gained extensive experience working and managing numerous political campaigns in Southern California at the federal, state and local levels including Yes on Prop 56 (Tobacco Tax 2016), Josh Newman for State Senate 2016 and No on Recall, Sharon Quirk-Silva for Assembly 2014, and Jay Chen for Congress 2012.
As a resident of Walnut, he serves on the City of Walnut Mt. Sac Task Force, and the city’s NextGen Committee. Calvin also is a board member of the Chinese American Association of Walnut. He also has served in various organizations, including the Board of Directors for OCA – Asian Pacific American Advocates: Orange County Chapter, Director of Communications for Asian Pacific American Legislative Staff Network, founding board member of the UC Irvine Young Alumni Council.
Calvin earned his Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of California, Irvine. During his time at UCI, he headed the University of California- Council on Student Fees which represented 225,000 students across the 10 UC campuses on budgetary decisions and tuition-related issues. Calvin also was involved in student government’s advocacy department and the chair of the Student Fee Advisory Committee to the Executive Vice Chancellor.