Elmer Martínez Saballos

Senior Policy Associate, California

Elmer Martínez Saballos joined the Council for A Strong America California Team as a Senior Policy Associate in January 2022. Prior to joining ReadyNation, Elmer supported his community’s state legislators, State Senator Jerry Hill and Assembly Speaker Pro Tem Kevin Mullin, as a district representative to San Mateo County’s northernmost cities. His portfolio included policy and casework related to housing, healthcare reform, transportation, and economic development. Elmer earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, with a minor in Global Peace & Security, from the University of California, Santa Barbara.

A native of Redwood City, California, Elmer actively serves his hometown through his work on the City’s Planning Commission as well as the Redwood City Education Foundation, where he chairs the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee. In his free time, Elmer enjoys exploring the California coastside and practicing his photography.