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Mayor Martha Guerrero


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Martha Guerrero was elected to the West Sacramento City Council in 2018, and elected mayor in 2020. Guerrero is a licensed clinical social worker and is passionate about mental health issues. She served in multiple capacities on the National Association of Social Workers and helped secure California’s mental health parity law while at the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health. She also served on the Yolo County Local Mental Health Board. Guerrero has two twin daughters and a grandson.

First elected: June 2018

Alma maters: California State University, Los Angeles (bachelor’s degree in social work), University of Southern California (master’s degree in social work)

Other positions held: Mayor Guerrero is a member of the U.S. Conference of Mayors and the Mayors and CEOs for U.S. Housing Investment. She also advises the University of Southern California Price School of Public Policy.

Board and committee assignments: Reclamation District 900, board president; River City Regional Stadium Financing Authority, board president; Sacramento Area of Council of Governments Board’s Race, Equity and Inclusion Work Group; Public Financing Authority; Enhanced Infrastructure Financing District; Sacramento-Yolo Port District Commission; Board of Directors of the Sacramento-Yolo Port Financing Corporation; Board of Directors of the Regional Bike Share Policy Steering Committee.

Notable quote: “West Sacramento is a beautiful, perfect place to call home. A wonderful place to raise a family, follow a dream, and experience the warmth of a tight-knit community. As your neighbor and your mayor, I can attest to this! We are a city of compassionate people and that has rolled up its sleeves time and time again to help raise a dream. We’re doing big things in our little city. Keep an eye on us!” (Source: Daily Democrat, Feb. 4, 2023)

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