Sara Bachez is the Assistant Executive Director of Governmental Relations at CASBO. In that capacity, she represents over 3,000 school business officials statewide on legislative matters affecting public education finance. Prior to assuming her current role at CASBO, she served as Legislative Advocate for the Association of California School Administrators.
Sara began her career in public policy as a legislative fellow; and then served for five years as a budget consultant for the Assembly Budget Committee where she administered $15 billion in state General Fund expenditures for California’s higher education systems, the California Student Aid Commission, child care and development programs, and the California Employment and Development Department.
Sara received a BA in Mass Communications from the University of California, Berkeley; and an MBA from California State University, Sacramento.