Sandra Amara

City Council
Title: Mayor
Phone: (530) 823-4211 x384
Amara, Sandy

Professional Information

Sandra Amara is a newly elected member of the Auburn City Council. As a lifelong Auburn resident, she has a long history of service to the community, utilizing her training as an attorney, mediator, and educator.

As a practicing attorney/mediator and lifelong educator, Sandra has maintained her law office in Auburn for more than 25 years, which has provided the home base for the many levels of service she has been able to provide to the Auburn community.

This service includes servicing as a Trustee for the Auburn Union School District from 1994-2006, during which she served as Board President for 3 terms. She was active in facilitating a balanced budget, and was able to use her experience as an attorney/mediator to resolve various issues involving the school district.

Sandra has also served on the Auburn Planning Commission from 2014-18, as a board member for Kidz Community for 10 years, and as a Board member for Right Hand of Auburn.

Personal Information

As a lifelong Auburn resident, Amara is a product of Auburn Schools, including Placer High School. She also graduated from USF, obtained her law degree at Lincoln Law School, and has received specialized training in Mediation over the last 10 years. She is currently a Mediator for the State of California dealing primarily with Special Education issues.

Sandra and her husband of 41 years have raised 4 children, all of whom attended Auburn schools. She is passionate about promoting Auburn’s future as a vibrant community, and looks forward to her service as a City Council member.


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