Derrick Seaver, Chief of Staff
Derrick Seaver has spent the last 18 years working on government advocacy and action.
Derrick manages Susan's staff, land use, environment and transportation policy, constituent services and community events.
Angelica Ramos-Allen, Policy Director
Angelica Ramos-Allen has spent the past decade as a political consultant, an activist for women's rights, and an advocate for policies to support and protect children.
She is currently a Fellow with the Children's Defense Fund and holds a J.D. from Whittier Law School with a specialization in child welfare and juvenile justice.
Angelica manages Susan's legislative priorities and agenda, social safety net issues, constituent services, and community events.
Mayra Flores, Communications Director
Mayra Flores spent the first 16 years of her career as a journalist in the South Bay. She is an award-winning reporter and life-long community enthusiast.
Most recently, she was accepted as part of the 2019 HOPE Leadership Institute.
Mayra manages Susan's media relations, community relations, digital media, constituent services and community events.
David Fernandez, Board Aide
David Fernandez is a San Jose State University alum who has experience with helping underrepresented and underserved populations within our communities.
David manages Susan's housing policy, constituent services and community events.
Michelle Collins, Front Office Administrator
Michelle Collins has worked for the County of Santa Clara for the last 17 years, most recently with Supervisor Ken Yeager.
She brings a deep knowledge of the inner-workings of the county and all its complexities to Susan's team.
Michelle manages Susan's calendar, office logistics, constituent services and community events.