Nayiri Baghdassarian serves as the Director of Public Policy for the Partnership. She serves as the primary liaison with San Gabriel Valley elected officials and oversees all political advocacy and engagement efforts. As Director, Nayiri manages the Partnership’s Legislative Action Committee and travels to Sacramento and Washington, D.C. to advocate on critical legislation on behalf of the Partnership.
Prior to joining the Partnership, Nayiri served as Senior Consultant for the CA State Assembly Democratic Office of Outreach and Communications where she worked on communication programs for State Assemblymembers. She also previously worked on political campaigns on both the local and state level and for the CA State Senate.
A San Gabriel Valley native, Nayiri earned degrees from Citrus College, California State University Long Beach, and Claremont Graduate University. She is fluent in Armenian.