Andreas (Andreas) Borgeas (R-SS08)
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Capitol: 916.651.4008
FAX: 916.651.4908
District: 209.848.8001
Suite 7240 State Capitol 1021 O Street
Sacramento, CA 95814-4900

District Office:
460 Sutter Hill Road
Sutter Creek, CA 95685
Elected: 2018    Next Election: 2022
Spouse: Anna Hadjinlian   DOB: 3/7/1974
Committee Assignments
Vice ChairSenate Committee on Judiciary
MemberSenate Select Committee on California's Wine Industry
ChairmanSenate Committee on Agriculture
MemberSenate Select Committee on California, Armenia and Artsakh Mutual Trade, Art and Cultural Exchange
MemberSenate Select Committee on Cybersecurity and Identity Theft Prevention
MemberSpecial Committee on Pandemic Emergency Response
MemberSenate Committee on Energy, Utilities and Communications
MemberSenate Committee on Governmental Organization
MemberSenate Committee on Insurance
MemberJoint Committee on Legislative Audit
Counties Representing
Amador / Calaveras / Fresno / Inyo / Madera / Mariposa / Mono / Sacramento / Stanislaus / Tulare / Tuolumne


Andreas Borgeas is a family man and educator, and as State Senator proudly represents the Eighth District of California.

As an educator, he has worked in numerous international professional and academic capacities; including, as a Fulbright Scholar, Contributing Fellow for the Woodrow Wilson Center, Policy Specialist Fellow at the US Embassy in Kazakhstan and as Commissioner on the US-China Economic and Security Review Commission.

Andreas conducted his PhD field research in, and published extensively on, China and the neighboring Central Asian Republics, receiving his graduate education at Georgetown Law School, Harvard University and Panteion University of Political Sciences. After clerking for a federal district judge he practiced international law at Luce Forward. For over a decade he has been a professor in the fields of international law and security affairs at the San Joaquin College of Law in Clovis, and is an adjunct professor at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies in Monterey.

Andreas began public service as a Fresno City Councilman and member of the Fresno County Board of Supervisors before being elected in 2018 to the California State Senate.

While originally from Phoenix, Arizona, Andreas is a proud Fresnan. He and his wife Anna, whom he met at a Starbucks in Fresno, are the proud parents of two young boys. The Borgeas family is also very involved in the local Greek and Armenian communities.

Andreas is Vice-Chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee, with other committee assignments including Governmental Organization; Insurance; Natural Resources and Water; Joint Legislative Audit; Growing Impact of Artificial Intelligence in California; California, Armenia & Artsakh Mutual Trade, Art & Cultural Exchange; Preparing California's Future Workforce; California's Wine Industry; and Governor's 2019 Report- "Wildfires and Climate Change - California's Energy Future." The Eighth Senate District encompasses all or portions of the following Central Valley, foothills, and mountain counties- Amador, Calaveras, Fresno, Inyo, Madera, Mariposa, Mono, Sacramento, Stanislaus, Tulare, and Tuolumne.