Sashary is an Education and Mental Health Policy Advocate with experience building local and statewide coalitions for families and individuals affected by mental illness. He is running for the Monrovia School Board to close the academic achievement gap, prioritize academic engagement and the social and emotional health of all students. He was the co-founder of the Healing Connections Committee, which expanded mental health services for his peers in Monrovia schools. The Committee was awarded the California School Board Association’s Golden Bell Award for effective research-based strategies that improved students’ emotional and mental health. Sashary continued his advocacy at California’s state Capital to push for legislation impacting behavioral health, child welfare, student mental health services, criminal justice, homelessness, and housing. He received his Master of Public Administration from the McGeorge School of Law.