Indian-American Darshana Patel introduced her bid to run for the California State Assembly District 76. The 48-year-old is looking for the North County seat that will probably be vacated after 2024.
File photograph of Darshana Patel.
By Press Trust of India: Indian-American lady analysis scientist, Darshana Patel, has introduced her bid to run for the California State Assembly District 76 in 2024.
Patel, 48, is looking for the North County seat that will probably be vacated after 2024 by Brian Maienschein, who’s termed out.
“As the daughter of immigrants who struggled to understand the American Dream, I do know the challenges that households can face throughout onerous instances,” Patel, a neighborhood chief and a Democrat, was quoted as saying by the Times of San Diego.
“I’m operating for State Assembly as a result of I wish to guarantee that each particular person has the chance to succeed and thrive, and since I can use my expertise as a scientist, elected college board member, and civic chief to make a distinction of their lives,” Patel, who moved to California when she was a teen, added.
Patel was elected to the Poway Unified board when the district was struggling due to monetary mismanagement and legal embezzlement and helped to revive fiscal duty. She was reelected in 2020.
In addition to her work on the varsity board, Patel serves on the California Commission on Asian and Pacific Islander American Affairs and as president of the San Diego County School Boards Association.
She has beforehand held govt positions on the Rancho Penasquitos Planning Board, Rancho Penasquitos Town Council, Park Village Elementary School PTA and Education Foundation Board.
Patel, her husband, and their three daughters stay in San Diego.
She has completed a BA in Biochemistry at Occidental College and a PhD in Biophysics from the University of California, Irvine.