EGUSD Trustee Honored as Ninth Assembly District's Woman of the Year

March 15, 2015 | In a ceremony held last Monday at the State Capitol, Elk Grove Unified School District Trustee Bobbie Singh-Allen was ...

March 15, 2015 |

In a ceremony held last Monday at the State Capitol, Elk Grove Unified School District Trustee Bobbie Singh-Allen was honored as the California Assembly's Ninth District Woman of the Year.

Bobbie-Singh Allen (center) named Ninth Assembly's 
Woman of the Year by Assembly Member Jim Cooper
“I am proud to honor Bobbie as Woman of the Year,” Assembly Member Jim Cooper (D-Elk Grove) said. “She is an active and diligent leader in our community, dedicated to improving the lives of families.” 

“I am honored to have been selected Woman of the Year,” Singh-Allen said. “Assembly member Cooper and I have worked together for over 15 years in Elk Grove for the betterment of our community. Getting recognized for that work is humbling. I look forward to collaborating in the future, particularly on education issues. ” 

Bobbie Singh-Allen was appointed to the Elk Grove Unified School District (EGUSD) in August 2012 and re-elected in November 2014. She was elected Board President in December 2014. Since joining the school board, she has been a leader in anti-bullying initiatives, dedicated to promoting multi-cultural awareness and diversity appreciation.

Singh-Allen is a leader in the Indian-American community. As a member of Indian Association of Sacramento and Indus Valley American Chamber of Commerce, Singh-Allen inspires her community to increase civic and political engagement. Currently, she is the only Indian American women in elected office from the Sacramento region.


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