In this video, California’s ten newest Republican Assembly Members introduce themselves and share their dreams for the Golden State as they serve their first term together.
The Members come from a variety of backgrounds reflecting the state’s rich diversity. Watch and learn more about:
Travis Allen – a financial planner and small business owner from Orange County;
Frank Bigelow – a rancher and former county supervisor from the Central Valley and Sierra foothills;
Rocky Chávez – a retired Marine Corps colonel and former Gov. Schwarzenegger cabinet secretary from San Diego County;
Brian Dahle – a third generation farmer and county supervisor from rural Northern California;
Eric Linder – a small business owner from Riverside County;
Brian Maienschein – a law professor and former San Diego City Councilmember;
Melissa Melendez – a U.S. Navy veteran and former Riverside County Mayor;
Jim Patterson – a radio broadcaster and former Mayor of Fresno;
Marie Waldron – a small business owner and former city councilmember in San Diego County; and
Scott Wilk – a former community college trustee and senior advisor to elected officials.
These ten Members represent a fresh wave of leadership in California politics as they help lead the way forward for the communities they represent. They are ten Californians united by a sense of purpose and a commitment to public service.