Loretta L. Sanchez
Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez joined our Board of Directors in May 2021. She served in Congress from 1997 to 2017 as a Democrat from California’s 46th Congressional District, representing Orange County. One of her key priorities was ensuring access to all types of higher education, including career and technical skills training. While in Congress, she served on the Education and Labor Committee, Armed Services Committee, and as a ranking member of the Homeland Security Committee Subcommittee on Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection, and Security Technologies. Ms. Sanchez is currently chief executive officer of Datamatica LLC, a consulting, data analytics and messaging firm that focuses on local, state, and federal issues and campaigns. She graduated from Chapman University with a BS in Business Administration with a concentration in Economics and she holds an MBA from American University in Washington, DC. Ms. Sanchez is currently a public member of the Career Education Colleges and Universities Board of Directors (CECU) and also is a Trustee at Chapman University in Orange CA. Congresswoman Sanchez brings to the Board her political experience and expertise, including significant experience in education.