Maria Cheves serves as an administrative assistant for the Public Policy
Institute of California, providing institute-wide support in office
reception, facilities management, and event coordination. Prior to
joining PPIC, she worked as an administrative assistant for Pitney Bowes
and the Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge. She
holds an AAS and an AA in business administration from Heald College
School of Business in Hayward, California, and is pursuing a BA in
business administration at California State University, East Bay.