Patrick Ahrens is the Education Policy Advisor and Senior Representative for California Assembly District 28. Previously, Patrick served on the staff of Congresswoman Janice Hahn (D – California) in Washington D.C. Prior to working on the Hill, he was a student trustee for the Foothill-De Anza Community College Board in Cupertino, California, where he was heavily involved in higher education policy. Patrick has been active in Democratic Party politics at the local, state and federal levels, serving as campaign manager in two elections. He lives in Cupertino, CA.