As a Santa Cruz City Councilmember, Shebreh is a leading voice for today’s most pressing needs:
homelessness and housing
children, youth and families
economic vitality and recovery
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.
Shebreh also cofounded Impact Launch, a national social enterprise that supports public and private entities to work more effectively for equitable and sustainable outcomes.
PUBLIC HEALTH PROFESSIONAL
Shebreh provides grant writing, policy consultation, strategic planning, and project management to nonprofits and county departments on a variety of issues including juvenile justice, youth homelessness, substance use prevention, childcare, and immigration rights. 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 has been a resident in Santa Cruz for over twenty years. She lives with her husband, Brian, sons Darioush and Shyon, and their furry loves, Rocky and Snoodles. If elected, Shebreh will be the first woman on the Santa Cruz Board of Supervisors in over a decade.