PHOENIX - Arizona Governor Jan Brewer today named Page Gonzales as her Policy Advisor for Local Government.
"I am thrilled to have Ms. Gonzales
join my staff," stated Brewer.
has been a presence at the State Capitol for 13 years.
Prior to her appointment, she worked as Director of State Relations and Associate Director of Government Relations for the Maricopa Community Colleges.
In these capacities she
developed legislative priorities, built relationships with elected officials, and represented the Maricopa Community Colleges
in national higher education associations, community organizations and legislative committees.
She has also served as Legislative Officer for the Administrative Office of the Courts, at the Arizona Supreme Court, organizing legislative priorities and acting as liaison between the Courts and the Legislature.
has also represented Maricopa County as Legislative Liaison, researching and advocating for the County on its most pressing issues.
Before her time at the County, she worked at the Arizona House of Representatives as Assistant Research Analyst and Constituent Services Coordinator.
Throughout her career she has served on several subcommittees, including the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce Government Relations and Education subcommittees and the Government Relations subcommittees for both the Tempe Chamber and the East Valley Partnership.
A native of Arizona, she received her Bachelor of Science in Justice Studies from Arizona State University, and is finishing her Masters in Public Administration, also at Arizona State University.