As Association Services Director, Maria Barajas is the front line of customer service, while also providing indispensable support to Shaw Yoder Antwih Schmelzer & Lange’s association management team in all aspects of the operation.

Maria joined the SYASL team in 2004. Previously, she worked as an Administrative Assistant for the California Society of Association Executives (CalSAE), where she assisted in regional and statewide event registration management, membership processing and database maintenance.

Maria holds a degree in business from Heald College School of Business. She resides in Sacramento and enjoys spending time with her family, travelling, and reading.