Anna Fontus was appointed to the Paratransit Board of Directors in the summer of 2017. Over the past few years, she has become involved with several local young professional groups who engage in issues and initiatives supporting Sacramento’s ongoing progress. Her leadership in engaging and activating these networks has brought her across the nation to advocate for the region to members of Congress and national chamber associations. Since the completion of her international politics studies in 2013, Anna has focused her professional career in state and federal policy development and analysis to advance educational equity. Through robust stakeholder engagement and coalition building, she has been able to coalesce leaders from community organizations, corporations, institutions of higher education, and state agencies to provide improved educational opportunities within the K-12 education system.