Tim ​Shaw​

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District 4 (Jul. 1, ​2022 - Jun. 30, 2024)

Serving Buena Park, Fullerton, La Habra, Placentia, and portions of Anaheim.​

Biographical Information

​​​In March of 2020 the voters of North Orange County elected Tim Shaw to serve as the Trustee on the Orange County Board of Education representing the 4th district, which includes Anaheim, Buena Park, Fullerton, La Habra, and Placentia. He has been a strong advocate for parental rights and educational choice for the students of Orange County.

Trustee Shaw previously served on the La Habra City Council for 13 years and was Mayor of La Habra in both 2012 and 2018. He served on the Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) Board of Directors for 9 years, including serving as Chairman of the OCTA Board of Directors in 2019. Shaw was La Habra's representative on the Orange County Sanitation District's Board of Directors from 2016 to 2020. He is an alumni of the American Council of Young Political Leaders (ACYPL) as part of an American delegation to Brazil in 2017.

Trustee Shaw has worked in the office of California's Governor, an Orange County Supervisor, and a State Senator. He currently works as the Government Affairs Director for the Pacific West Association of REALTORS® and is an adjunct professor of Political Science at Rio Hondo College. Trustee Shaw's formal education includes:

  • A.S. in Commercial Flight from Mt. San Antonio College
  • B.S. in Aviation Management from Southern Illinois University
  • M.A. in Legislative Affairs from George Washington University
  • Executive Certificate in Public Leadership from Harvard University

As a young man Shaw attended elementary school in the Lowell Joint School District, where his mother now serves as an elected Trustee and where his children are attending school. He achieved the rank of Eagle Scout while attending La Habra High School. He served a two-year Spanish-speaking mission for his church in Chicago, Illinois.

Trustee Shaw is married to La Habra native Shannon Bryant, and they are the proud parents of sons Luke, Matthew, Wes, Jason, Wyatt, and Lincoln.