Ali Salehi, better known as Trustee Al Salehi, is a special elected district member, political analyst, entrepreneur, computer technologist, radio host, and activist within the Iranian-American communities throughout the state of California. Al is currently a member of the board of trustees on the Buena Park Library District. Salehi was born to Iranian parents who immigrated to the United States in 1975. Al attended Laguna Beach High School in Laguna Beach, California. At Laguna Beach High School, Salehi was commended by former President Bill Clinton for advising him as the elected student chairman of the Community Anti-Drug Coalition of America. Salehi is an activist among the Iranian populations in the state of California, notably in Orange County, California. Salehi helped finance his college career through profits from his technology company, Glancing Interactive Solutions, which specializes in the innovation of interactive technologies. As the CEO of Glancing, Salehi was awarded several U.S. patents in cellular communications similar to those used by Cisco, Microsoft and Apple Inc. He was also the former CTO for the N Brown Group (a Fortune 500 Company). Salehi is currently the Public Relations Manager for the Maryland Estates Development Company under the direction of Ebby Jebreel. Salehi practiced for many years as a therapist, specializing in alternate pain management, including hypnotherapy, under the supervision of Kamran Broukhim, M.D. at Integrated Healthcare, Westwood, California. He has also written for the Orange County Register several times. Salehi ran for United States Congress in the 45th Congressional District in 2014, and is currently lobbying another effort in his campaign for Buena Park City Council.