Government Affairs Associate
Alexia Cortez is the government affairs associate at the PPIC Sacramento Center. She collaborates with PPIC research staff in the areas of criminal justice, water and environmental policy, and the 2020 Census to connect PPIC’s work with policymakers and community leaders. Before joining PPIC, she served as a campaign fundraiser and was an executive assistant in the Office of Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger. She holds a BA from the University of California, Berkeley, where she majored in political science.