Gloria J. Romero is the California Director of Democrats for Education Reform.
She is a former California State Senator and was the Democratic majority leader of the California State Senate from 2001 until 2008, the first woman to ever hold that leadership position. She authored the original Parent Trigger Law, which empowers parents to take decisive action to turn around failing public schools.
Gloria Romero was first elected to the California State Assembly in 1998 and to the Senate in 2001. Romero represented the 24th district, which includes East Los Angeles, portions of the city of Los Angeles, as well as a major part of the San Gabriel Valley.