Assemblyman Mike Morrell and his wife Joanie
A small business owner for over 25 years, Assemblyman Morrell understands the issues faced by a wide range of individuals and industries. Whether educating entrepreneurs, advising legislators, or working in Sacramento, his philosophy remains that government is to be our servant, not our master, and that principles - political, economic, and moral - do not change. The right to private property, the gift of free enterprise, and government by consent have built and preserved our way of life, and we must uphold this foundation to make California and America great.
Representing his constituents in the State Assembly, Mike Morrell is the Vice Chair of the Labor and Employment Committee, and a member of the Budget, the Banking and Finance, the Environmental Safety and Toxic Materials, the Jobs, Economic Development, and the Economy, and the Joint Sunset Review Committees. Assemblyman Morrell is committed to reigning in the tax and regulatory burdens in our state. He is honored to represent the 40th District and to serve the citizens of California.
Assemblyman Morrell has consistently lent his time and talents to the community. He has served on the Board of Directors for the Building Industry Association and the Board of the Rancho Cucamonga YMCA, as well as the Advisory Board for the Gary Anderson School of Business at UC Riverside. He was a key member of the Inland Empire Economic Partnership and the Legislative Committee for the Citrus Valley Association of Realtors. Mike Morrell co-founded the Inland Empire Prayer Breakfast, contributed to Inland Empire leadership for the City of Hope, and acts on the Advisory Board to the Pacific Justice Institute. He is proud to support Hillsdale College through the Parents Board, as well as the Claremont Institute President’s Club.
Prior to his term in public office, Mike Morrell was an active member of the California Republican Assembly. He served on the former Business Advisory Boards to State Senator Bill Leonard and to Assemblyman Fred Aguiar, in addition to the Small Business Council to former Assemblyman Bill Emmerson
Mike graduated from Damien High School, and earned his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Business at the University of La Verne.
Mike Morrell commenced his career in the Title industry. After breaking company records twice, he began his own business in Upland, CA. As president of both Provident Home Loans and Provident Real Estate, he incorporated in 1989.
Mike and his family
Assemblyman Morrell and his family share a vision of preserving freedom for the next generation; they place a high priority on educating others about the founding principles of limited, Constitutional government. Mike and his wife Joanie have been married for 33 years. Their daughter Kristen is an alumna of the Claremont Graduate School; their son David is a Yale Law School graduate; and their son Matthew currently attends Hillsdale College.