Lena Silberman joined Supervisor Horsley’s team in 2020 after completing her bachelor’s degree at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, graduating with honors in Comparative Ethnic Studies and Sociology. In addition to diversity and inclusion, Lena has a particular interest in issues related to homelessness, having worked at a homeless shelter in San Luis Obispo. Lena has lived in District 3 almost her entire life with connection to both the bay and ocean side of the district and is thrilled to be given the opportunity to contribute to San Mateo County through this position. Recognizing that she is joining the team during an unprecedented time in history, she looks forward to communicating with community members on how to better serve the County. In her free time she enjoys playing rugby, training service dogs, and going to comedy clubs.