Special Assistant, Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon
California State Legislature
Misty Padilla Feusahrens has served the Legislature for nearly two decades, primarily in the area of K-12 public education. As the Special Assistant to the Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon, Misty is responsible for advising the Speaker and members of the Assembly on education policy and budget matters. Prior to joining the Speaker’s office, Misty worked for the Assembly Appropriations Committee and Assembly Budget Committee as a Deputy Chief Consultant. Misty was instrumental in the deliberations of the Weighted Student Formula and the creation of the Local Control Funding Formula. Misty began her legislative career serving as a policy consultant for the Assembly Education Committee where her primary focus included the areas of early childhood education, health and nutrition, teacher credentialing, and charter schools.
Misty grew up in the Sacramento area and is a proud graduate of the public education system, where she attended American River College and earned her Bachelors in Arts degree in Government from the California State University Sacramento. Misty and her husband, Aaron, live in Roseville with their 9-year-old daughter and 5-year-old twins, who keep them energized.