Patricia Moreno-Gonzalez is a UC Riverside alumni, with a Bachelors in Political Science. Experienced in higher education policy and mental health reform, with a record of legislative affairs in local, state and federal advocacy. Former Vice Chair of the UC Student Association Board of Directors and Assistant Director of Government Relations at the Associated Students of UCR. First gen, non-binary, and by-product of immigrants, passionate about serving communities. Empowering the lives of LGBTQ+, underserved, and marginalized communities. Policy-driven and committed to fostering widespread knowledge and policies that protect and inspire comprehensive mental health and substance abuse policies for California.