Madison Nguyen

Madison Nguyen was elected to the San Jose City Council in 2005, the first Vietnamese American to serve on the city council of any major metropolitan area in the United States.  On January 25, 2011, Nguyen was sworn in as San Jose’s first Vietnamese American Vice Mayor. She served on the City Council for more than 9 years with four years as Vice Mayor.

Madison’s advocacy and expertise include issues and projects relating to affordable housing, economic development, environment, public safety, transportation, and education.

 

Prior to her election to the San Jose City Council, Madison served as the President of the Franklin-McKinley Board of Education and has taught at De Anza and Evergreen Valley colleges.  She published her first book, “Vietnam to America: My Journey of Dreams” in 2012.

 

Madison received her bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Santa Cruz, and her master’s degree from the University of Chicago.

麦迪逊阮于2005年入选圣何塞市市委员会,成为美国第一位越南裔市议员。她于2011年宣誓就职圣何塞市副市长。她担任市议员已逾9年并担任了副市长4年。

从政期间她专注于经济适用房、经济发展、环境保护、公共安全、交通运输及教育。

在她成为市议员之前,她曾是富兰克林麦金来教育委员会的主席并执教于狄安塞大学和常青谷大学。她于2012年出版了其第一本书:“Vietnam to America: My Journey of Dreams”。麦迪逊在加州大学圣克鲁兹分校获得学士学位并于芝加哥大学获得硕士学位。