Katie Valenzuela

Councilmember, City of Sacramento

Katie Valenzuela has 10 years of public policy and environmental justice experience and most recently served Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia in key roles, first as the principal consultant for the Joint Legislative Committee on Climate Change, and then as Capitol Director. A community organizer for 20 years, Katie helped start the Sacramento Urban Agriculture Coalition, was one of the first Sacramento representatives on California’s AB 32 Environmental Justice Advisory Committee, and is co-chair of the Sacramento Community Land Trust. Katie holds Bachelors and Masters degrees in Community Development from U.C. Davis.