Assemblymember Tom Daly honored Dr. Erlinda Martinez, the president of Santa Ana College, as the "Woman of the Year" for the 69th Assembly District.
Each Member of the Assembly celebrates a woman from their community to mark Women’s History Month.
Dr. Erlinda Martinez currently serve as the President of Santa Ana College, an institution which recently celebrated its centennial birthday. She has announced her retirement in June, marking the culmination of a career in education spanning over four decades. Dr. Martinez has worked at five community colleges and served as president of Santa Ana College for the last 11 years.
Santa Ana College President Dr. Erlinda Martinez (center) receiving the 69th Assembly District "Woman of the Year" Award at the State Capitol. Photo taken by Jeff Walter