Martha Guerrero was elected on November 6, 2018. She previously served on the City’s Planning Commission from 2013 to 2016.
Martha is a mother of twin daughters and grandmother to her sweet Grandson. She is with the Rotary Club of West Sacramento Centennial and Advisory Board Member of the USC Sacramento Price School of Public Policy.
Martha is Los Angeles County’s Legislative Representative. She has dedicated over 19 years in public service covering legislative strategy and advocacy, public administration, strategic planning, and legislative and budget analysis. Martha has received a Commendation by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors for her legislative leadership and dedication to foster children.
Prior to working in Los Angeles County’s Sacramento office, Martha began her career in 1998 at Los Angeles County’s Department of Mental Health where she helped secure the passage of California’s Mental Health Parity law authored by Assembly Member (ret) Helen Thomson. She received the Director’s Commendation for Outstanding Achievement in the Countywide Strategic Planning Process.
Martha is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work from the California State University, Los Angeles, and a Master’s Degree in Social Work from the University of Southern California. She represents California’s Social Workers at the National Association Social Worker’s Board and prior to that on the Board of the NASW-CA Chapter as their Legislative and Political Affairs Vice-President.
Martha has served as Chair of the West Sacramento Planning Commission, Aging Commission, and the Economic Development Advisory Commission. She has also served on the Universal Pre-School for West Sacramento (UP4WS) Advisory Council, the Yolo County Local Mental Health Board and the Yolo County’s Citizen’s Advisory Transportation Committee.
Councilmember Guerrero currently represents the City of West Sacramento on the Regional Water Authority, Water Resources Association, Yolo Habitat Conservancy, and the Yolo Subbasin Sustainable Groundwater Agency. She also serves as an alternate member on the Yolo-Solano Air Quality Management District Board.