“For the last two decades, my work has focused on uplifting communities and building a more equitable world for us and future generations.”


Sonja Brunner,
City of Santa Cruz Mayor, endorses Shebreh for Supervisor



As a Santa Cruz City Council Member, Shebreh is a leading voice for today’s most pressing needs:


  • homelessness and housing

  • children, youth and families

  • public safety

  • economic vitality and recovery

  • environmental stewardship

  • health and public health


Shebreh currently serves on the following: County Metro Board, Regional Transportation Commission, Criminal Justice Council, Community Action Board Inc., Youth Action Network, City Schools Committee, Health in All Policies Committee, Community Programs Committee, and the Safe Parking Subcommittee.



With expertise in public health, education, and social services, Shebreh has brought over $40 million over the last 17 years to support essential services in the greater Santa Cruz area. Click here for details. 


Shebreh also cofounded Impact Launch, a national social enterprise that supports public and private entities to work more effectively for equitable and sustainable outcomes. 


Shebreh provides policy consultation, strategic planning, and project management to nonprofits and county departments in the areas of homelessness, substance use prevention, childcare, and childhood obesity. As a private citizen, she serves on the Central California Alliance for Health Commission, Dignity Health Grants Committee, and recently concluded service to the Community Health Trust of the Pajaro Valley, where she continues to serve on the Community Grants Committee.


Shebreh holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and French from UC Santa Cruz and a Master’s Degree in Social Work from San Jose State University. She is fluent in Farsi and French.



Shebreh lives in Santa Cruz with her husband, Brian, sons Darioush and Shyon, and their furry loves, Rocky and Snoodles. If elected, Shebreh will be the first mom to serve on the Santa Cruz Board of Supervisors in over a decade.

Shebreh and Family