District Director at California State Senate
Maria R. Lemus has been appointed as the District Director representing the 14th Senate district in California. As the Co-Founder of the Education and Leadership Foundation in Fresno, CA, Lemus spent the last 9 years advocating for expanding access to educational opportunities. In addition, Ms. Lemus worked with Assemblymember Dr. Joaquin Arambula on issues including health care, immigration, veterans’ affairs, and more. Graduating from California State University, Fresno, Lemus holds her bachelor’s degree in public health with a focus on community health and has completed her Cohort XII of the Health Leadership Program with the Sierra Health Foundation. She also serves as a board member for Proteus, Inc. – focusing on providing education, job training, job placement and other support services to farm working families.