Rosilicie Ochoa Bogh is a native Californian and the daughter of Mexican immigrants and credits her family with teaching her personal responsibility, the value of an education and hard work, and that home ownership is the cornerstone of the American Dream.
Ochoa Bogh is a graduate of San Bernardino High School and the University of California, Santa Barbara. She worked towards her teaching credential at California State University, San Bernardino and went on to teach English language learners at the elementary school level. She has been a proud Realtor for 20 years, helping others achieve the American Dream. Ochoa Bogh served on the Yucaipa-Calimesa Joint Unified School District board and is a former board Chairwoman/President of the Yucaipa Valley Chamber of Commerce as well as a former board member of the East Valley Association of Realtors.
In November 2020, Ochoa Bogh was elected to represent the nearly one million people of California’s Senate District 23. The district includes all or portions of the following communities: Banning, Beaumont, Big Bear City, Big Bear Lake, Cedar Glen, Calimesa, Cherry Valley, Crestline, Homeland, Hemet, Highland, Lake Arrowhead, Loma Linda, Menifee, Mentone, Nuevo, Phelan, Pinon Hills, Rancho Cucamonga, Redlands, San Bernardino, San Jacinto, Wrightwood, and Yucaipa.
She has been appointed vice chair of the committees on Education; Housing; Human Services; and Public Safety. She is also a member of the committees on Budget & Fiscal Review; Budget Subcommittee #1 on Education, Governmental Organization, Rules, Legislative Ethics and Joint Committee on Rules.
Throughout her career, Ochoa Bogh has been a champion for stronger schools, lower taxes, better infrastructure, and more affordable home prices. In the State Senate, she has worked to lower the cost of living in California, support a strong economic recovery, preserve local control, and reverse the cycle of higher taxes and increased government intrusion.
Senator Ochoa Bogh and Greg Bogh, her husband of 26 years, live with their son, two daughters and a Cocker Spaniel named Penny in the city of Yucaipa.