Senator Mike Morrell was elected to the California State Senate in March 2014 after serving three years in the State Assembly. Morrell recognizes that the right to private property, free enterprise and government by consent are central tenets to our continued prosperity. Having been a small business owner for more than 25 years, Morrell is committed to eliminating unnecessary regulation, growing the economy, and restoring fiscal responsibility.
Active in the community, Morrell has consistently lent his time and talents to local organizations. He has served on the Board of Directors for the Building Industry Association, Rancho Cucamonga YMCA, and the Gary Anderson School of Business at UC Riverside. He was also a key member of the Inland Empire Economic Partnership and the Legislative Committee for the Citrus Valley Association of Realtors. Morrell co-founded the Inland Empire Prayer Breakfast, has contributed to Inland Empire leadership for the City of Hope, and acts on the Advisory Board to the Pacific Justice Institute.
Morrell is a graduate of Damien High School in La Verne and earned his B.A. in Business at the University of La Verne. He and his wife Joanie live in Rancho Cucamonga and have three adult children.