Field Representative for the Office of Assemblymember Rudy Salas.
Mariela interned in the Bakersfield office of Assemblymember Vince Fong in the fall of 2018. She graduated from California State University, Bakersfield with a Master’s in Public Administration in May 2020.
“I am grateful for having the opportunity to be a Maddy Legislative Intern. I was challenged to be open-minded about the concepts surrounding public policies as well as interactions with key decision makers. I truly learned the fundamentals of being a public servant.”
Mariela plans to pursue a doctorate degree. Her goal is to inspire other students from the Central Valley to pursue higher education and become champions of change for their community.