Raised on her family’s farm, Marla Sousa Livengood personally knows the hard work and dedication of Valley Farmers, and those that support the 10th Congressional District’s multi-billion-dollar Agriculture Industry.

A graduate of CSU Fresno with a Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Economics, Marla has spent most of her career ensuring farmers are not forgotten in Washington, DC or Sacramento.

In addition to time on the family farm, she has served in roles focusing on agriculture, transportation, economic development and job creation, including Legislative Director for former Tracy Congressman Richard Pombo. Over the years, Marla has advanced projects and policies important to the Central Valley.

A full-time working mom, Marla also serves on the San Joaquin County Aviation Advisory Committee where she offers her expertise in policy. Marla is a member of the Junior League of San Joaquin County, an organization which has provided 8,000 volunteer hours to the community; she has served on the Board.

Marla and her husband Ray proudly call San Joaquin County home where they raise their three children.


Raised on her family’s farm, Marla Sousa Livengood personally knows the hard work and dedication of Valley Farmers, and those that support the 10th Congressional District’s multi-billion-dollar Agriculture Industry.

A graduate of CSU Fresno with a Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Economics, Marla has spent most of her career ensuring farmers are not forgotten in Washington, DC or Sacramento.

In addition to time on the family farm, she has served in roles focusing on agriculture, transportation, economic development and job creation, including Legislative Director for former Tracy Congressman Richard Pombo. Over the years, Marla has advanced projects and policies important to the Central Valley.

A full-time working mom, Marla also serves on the San Joaquin County Aviation Advisory Committee where she offers her expertise in policy. Marla is a member of the Junior League of San Joaquin County, an organization which has provided 8,000 volunteer hours to the community; she has served on the Board.

Marla and her husband Ray proudly call San Joaquin County home where they raise their three children.