Taylor Giroux serves as a Legislative Aide to California State Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D—Los Angeles), working primarily on transportation, constitutional reform, elections and K-12 education. She began her career with Assemblyman Gatto as a fellow in the prestigious Capitol Fellows Program, a period during which the assisted Assemblyman Gatto in the passage of the California Homemade Food Act. Ms. Giroux previously worked in other government relations offices assisting in public policy development for clients. She has a natural feel for politics, thanks in part to growing up in a political family, and is active in professional and civic organizations including Capitol Network and the Capitol Fellows Alumni Association. A native of Sacramento, Ms. Giroux earned her Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of San Francisco in Political Science.