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Government Affairs Staff

Diana Tang, Manager of Government Affairs

Tel: (562) 570-6506
Fax: (562) 570-7650
E-mail: Diana.Tang@longbeach.gov

Ms. Tang serves as the City’s local, state and federal government relations manager for all City departments, excluding Harbor and Water. She manages a legislative agenda that is focused on economic development, public safety, sustainable and livable cities, local control and support for education. Ms. Tang is experienced in policy discussions on energy, climate change, transportation, water, affordable housing, and public safety. She oversees print, traditional media and social media public information functions during local emergencies and provides State and federal public policy subject matter expertise to the Mayor, and State and Federal Legislative Committees. Ms. Tang also manages the City’s State and Federal legislative advocacy contracts.


Phalla Chau, Government Affairs Assistant

Tel: (562) 570-5198
Fax: (562) 570-7650
E-mail: Phalla.Chau@longbeach.gov

Mrs. Chau serves as the City’s government affairs assistant for the Government Affairs team. She distributes official City correspondence to members of the City’s State and federal delegations, and prepares and regularly distributes informational items to the Mayor, City Council, and Department Heads. Mrs. Chau schedules and coordinates informational briefings with the Mayor and Council Members, and coordinates legislative trips to Sacramento and Washington, D.C.  


Evelyn Loya, Government Affairs Analyst 

Tel: (562) 570-6403
Fax: (562) 570-7650
E-mail: Evelyn.Loya@longbeach.gov

Ms. Loya supports the Manager of Government Affairs by monitoring and analyzing legislative and policy proposals. She is responsible for conducting research on specific legislative or non-legislative issues that may arise. Ms. Loya tracks legislation that could affect the City of Long Beach and provides information and analyses to the Mayor and City Council as well as City Staff. She is also responsible for supporting, assisting, and leading, where appropriate, in the implementation of processes to define, communicate, and advocate for the City's public policy priorities. Ms. Loya also assists in maintaining the City’s website.