Mt. SAC Board of Trustees


Laura Santos

Laura Santos, Member
Area 3

Laura Santos was elected to the Board of Trustees in 2013 and ran unopposed in the 2018 election. She represents District 3(Baldwin Park, Irwindale, and portions of Bassett and West Covina), and previously served on the Basset Unified School District Board.

Ms. Santos earned a B.A. in political science at UCLA and a law degree at UC Davis.  She practiced law for ten years and is now a Public Relations Specialist. She has more than 20 years of experience in community and grassroots outreach and organizing. Much of her career has been spent working in communities of need to address equity and justice issues in education, health, poverty, and access to parks and open space. Ms. Santos possesses the strong skills in building strong working relationships with leaders, recruiting and engaging stakeholders, and volunteers. She specializes in developing strategies that inform, educate, build support, and generate a call to action.

(re-elected in 2022)