Monica Norton Miller started in politics in 1993, working on both statewide and national campaigns. Upon her graduation from California State University, Sacramento, with a bachelor of arts in history, she transitioned into working on policy. After graduation Ms. Miller began working in the California State Senate where she worked on various issues related to healthcare, implementation of the federal welfare to work and successfully brought back the California Woman's Caucus.

Ms. Miller later went on to work in the California State Assembly. In this capacity she staffed the Joint Legislative Audit Committee and worked on issues related to education in the entertainment industry, job retraining and healthcare. Additionally, she staffed the Assembly Floor on behalf of the member on every issue that was taken up for a vote.

In her current capacity, she has been a lobbyist for Governmental Advocates, Inc. since 1998, working on issues related to local government, budget and finance, social services and association management. She works closely with her clients in an effort to strategically navigate the budget process, moving sponsored bills through the legislative process and educating them on the politics "under the dome".

In addition to her lobbying activities, she has also served on the YWCA Board of Directors, the Center for Contemporary Art of Sacramento Board of Directors (CCAS), The Young Life Benefit Wine and Dine Auction. Ms. Miller chaired the CCAS Annual Art Auction for three years consecutively, served as a California Youth and Government Model Legislative and Court program in Sacramento at the YMCA, and volunteered with the Democratic National Convention in 1996, as a proxy with the California Democratic Party at their state convention in 2009.

Ms. Miller currently lives in Sacramento with her husband, Chris, where she enjoys yoga, traveling and playing with her two dogs, Chloe and Ty.
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