By Rachel Leven - 03/30/12 04:38 PM EDT
Esparza Diggs has also served at the Commerce Department as congressional liaison and as an American Federation of State and County Municipal Employees staffer. She also worked on the presidential campaign for Sen. John KerryJohn KerrySenate poised to override Obama veto Overnight Defense: Debate night is here | Senate sets vote on 9/11 veto override | Kerry, McCain spar over Syria US to consider removing Colombian rebel group FARC from terror list MORE (D-Mass.) and as an aide to Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-Texas).
The new executive director previously served as a volunteer board member of the Planned Parenthood Political Action Fund.
“I’m especially excited about working with so many great members and staff," she said, "who are engaged every day fighting for their constituents and the country.”