Sheena Tahilramani is a candidate seeking election to Pasadena City Council to represent District 7.

Sheena Tahilramani is co-founder of Pasadena-based SVN Public Relations and founder of Banter & Bliss Candle Co. Previously, she worked in Washington, DC, at The White House Office of Political Affairs. Sheena earned her B.A. at University of California, Irvine and received an M.S. in Journalism from The Graduate School of Journalism at Columbia University. She was named to OC Metro magazine’s annual “Forty Under 40” list in 2013 and recently completed the Tory Burch Foundation Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses (10KSB) program for female-owned businesses.


Vision. I will work with residents and businesses to make sure the needs and expectations of our community are exceeded. Our City Vision should drive progress and have an influence on every decision our City Council makes.

Transparency in City Government. I will be an advocate for our residents in City Hall. Actions that foster trust in the process and  dialogue that engages the public in decision-making will drive long-term solutions.

In the News

Pasadena Now: Former Council Candidates Menchaca, Tahilramani Endorse Andy Wilson in District 7 Runoff

Sheena Tahilramani, a Republican, whose campaign focused on social media, said this: “I’ve been impressed by Andy Wilson’s depth of knowledge on the issues, by his determination to protect the quality of life in our neighborhoods – and, most of all, by his willingness to engage with those who may disagree with him. Andy is …

Pasadena Now: Pasadena Goes to the Polls: Today’s Election Decides Council, School Board Seats and County Measures

City Council District 5 incumbent Victor Gordo faces two opponents— education activist Aida Morales and writer Krystal Lopez Podley—while District 7 incumbent Andy Wilson, who was appointed by the City Council in 2015 to fill the seat left vacant by the election of Mayor Terry Tornek, faces four challengers–attorney Phil Hosp, Amtrak employee Bryan Witt, …

Pasadena Now: Pasadena City Council, School Board Candidates Await Tuesday’s Elections Hopefuls offer last-minute thoughts on campaigns, goals and election night

PR consultant Sheena Tahilramani, who is also opposing Wilson, said, “I predict that the two candidates that spent the most money will likely go into a runoff. If they don’t, I think the one that loses will lose as a result of his direct mail campaign and perhaps that’s an opportunity for a third candidate …