Doriss Lopez Panduro was born and raised in Fairfield, California. She attended Solano Community College, then transferred to the University of Southern California where she received her Bachelor of Arts degree in International Relations. She earned her Master’s in Public Affairs from the University of San Francisco.
Doriss was an early supporter and board member of the Matt Garcia Foundation and served as a Fairfield Community Resources commissioner. Doriss is a current board member of APAPA-Solano County Chapter, and the Solano Hispanic Chamber, where she is also one of its past presidents. She is an at-large commissioner on the Solano Commission for Women and Girls, a member of the Fairfield-Suisun Rotary, the Solano Community College CBOC, and Voces Unidas de Solano. She also serves as mentor for the Puente program at Solano College.
Doriss has been employed in various public affairs roles where she has had the opportunity to connect individuals to resources locally and at the state level. Doriss has worked for Solano Community College in the Financial Aid Department, for past State Senator Lois Wolk, as a field rep, for Travis Credit Union as a community outreach officer, for the Fairfield-Suisun School District as an outreach liaison, and most recently with Assemblymember Jim Frazier, as the Solano County field representative.
Doriss enjoys spending time with her two nephews and her many relatives and cousins who reside in Solano County.