Van Nuys Councilman Josef Lazarovitz and former Van Nuys Councilman Kambi Merabi meet with Assemblyman Travis Allen at the California State Republican Convention in Anaheim this weekend. State Representative Allen is a candidate for Governor of California. Travis Allen has represented California’s 72nd Assembly District since 2012. Before joining the Assembly, Travis owned a small business helping people as a financial planner. He holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from Cal State Long Beach, and has also studied at Cal State Los Angeles. Travis is a long time resident of Huntington Beach, where he has lived and surfed for almost 20 years.