Mary Borges Castro has been the First Lady at California State University, Fresno since 2013, when her husband Joseph Castro became the University’s eighth president. Mary embraces her role as an active campus and community volunteer. Planning and hosting events are two of her favorite activities. She has had an integral role in developing solutions for food security issues facing students. She serves on the Food Security Advisory Board at Fresno State, is the co-founder of The Year of Maya Angelou Book Club, writes a monthly column for Fig Garden Magazine and is the co-host of “First Lady’s Focus,” a weekly public affairs program on Fresno State’s radio station.