PALMDALE – The Palmdale City Council appointed Roxana Martinez at its January 14 meeting to fill the seat vacated by newly elected State Assemblyman Tom Lackey.
Martinez had been serving as the Vice-Chair of the Palmdale Planning Commission, and has served on the Commission since 2012.
A long-time resident of the Antelope Valley, she earned a bachelor’s degree in political science and philosophy and is currently working towards a master’s degree in philosophy.
Martinez currently owns and manages Lucky Roxy’s Café in Palmdale.
Her first job was working for the City as a program leader in the Recreation and Culture Department.