Sacramento – Senator Andy Vidak (R-Hanford) announced today that Claudia Salinas has been hired as district scheduler/representative in Vidak’s Hanford office.
Salinas most recently worked as a communications dispatcher for the State Center Community College Police Department in Fresno. Her duties included dispatching officers, documenting crimes, assisting the general public, monitoring alarms and ensuring officer safety.
Active in the community, Salinas is a program advisor for the ROP Criminal Justice and Crime Scene Investigations at Central High School in Fresno. She also served for the past two years as a “Ready to Learn” instructor for Valley PBS, where she taught parenting workshops to Spanish-speaking families and facilitated activities for children and adults.
“I’m excited to join the team and be able to use my background and experience in criminology to serve the people of Senate District 14,” said Salinas.
Salinas earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminology-Law Enforcement from CSU, Fresno and the following honors: Dean’s List; President’s List; Magna Cum Laude; and Department of Criminology Honor Student.
“Claudia’s clear dedication to community service and public safety will further strengthen Team Vidak’s commitment to help the people we serve in the Valley,” said Vidak.