Anya was born and raised in Fresno County and spent her childhood on her family’s farm in Kerman. She completed her nonprofit management certificate and earned her Bachelor’s degree in Communication at California State University, Fresno. Anya began her career in the nonprofit sector in volunteer management, event coordination, community engagement, grant writing, and donor stewardship. Anya is very involved in the Fresno County Community and is currently enrolled in the Fresno Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Fresno Class 38. When she is not working, Anya enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, attending her gym class, volunteer service, reading, and outdoor adventures.