Mayor Guerrero

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Martha Guerrero

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Martha Guerrero, elected Mayor of West Sacramento in 2020, is the mother of twin daughters and proud grandmother of two adorable grandchildren - a charming young man and a precious baby girl. Martha was elected to City Council in 2018, and over the years has held many advisory seats within Yolo County and was also a member of the West Sacramento Planning Commission from 2013 to 2016. 

Currently Martha serves as board president for the Reclamation District 900 and the River City Regional Stadium Financing Authority. Martha serves as First Vice President for the League of California. Martha serves as Second Vice President for the League of California Cities-Sacramento Valley Division, serves as a board member on the Sacramento Area of Council of Governments Board’s (SACOG) 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 and on the Regional Bike Share Policy Steering Committee. She is also a member of the U.S. Conference of Mayors and a member of the Mayors and CEOs for U.S. Housing Investment. Additionally, she also serves as an advisory member of the University of Southern California Price School of Public Policy and is a proud member of the West Sacramento Centennial Rotary Club.

Martha is entering her 24th year as a legislative representative for the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors covering legislative strategy and advocacy, public administration, strategic planning, and legislative and budget analysis. She has been recognized by the LA County Board of Supervisors with a commendation marking her exemplary leadership and continuous advocacy for children navigating the foster care system.

Martha began her career in 1998 with the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health where she helped secure the passage of California’s Mental Health Parity law authored by Assembly Member (ret.) Helen Thomson. Her contributions were acknowledged with the Director’s Commendation for Outstanding Achievement in the Countywide Strategic Planning Process.  

Martha earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work from California State University, Los Angeles and a Master’s Degree in Social Work from the University of Southern California. As a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, she has represented her colleagues in California as a member of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW-CA) board and as vice president of NASW-CA’s Legislative and Political Affairs.

Martha’s long history of service specific to West Sacramento includes her time as chair of the West Sacramento Planning Commission, as a member of the Aging Commission and as a member of 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, the Yolo County Citizen Advisory Transportation Committee and Yolo County’s Neighborhood Court.