Promoted to Deputy District Director after a year with the Assemblymember. Assumed duties as acting District Director including supervising a four person staff, coordinating the complete operations of the district office, creating policy, executing press events, and building coalitions in support of legislation.
Represented the Assemblymember with other legislators, government officials, interest groups, community groups, business organizations, and the general public. Identified and prioritized key issues for the Assemblymember to address and recommended decisions, necessary next steps, and policy options.
Performed constituent casework; composed letters, briefing books, position papers, and speeches; organized events; and oversaw press relations. Responsible for issues involving animal welfare, arts & entertainment, business relations, energy, environment, health care, minority outreach, and transportation. Served the Assemblymember as Mobility 21 Transportation liaison, Los Angeles River Revitalization adviser and as the fundraiser for the Assemblymember’s Fit & Fun Challenge.