PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Mayoral Candidate for the City of El Mirage
EDUCATION

Certificate

Poynter-Cronkite Certificate Program for Adjunct Instructors

Doctor of Education (In Progress)

Organizational Leadership with an emphasis in Organizational Development, Grand Canyon University

Master of Mass Communication

Latino and Transnational Issues Specialization, Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication, Arizona State University

Bachelor of Arts

Interdisciplinary Arts & Performance with a minor in Spanish, Arizona State University

EXPERIENCE
 

Valley Metro Regional Public Transportation Authority

Community Outreach Coordinator

Serve as primary liaison between the general public, stakeholders, internal departments, public agencies, external organizations and other interested parties for Valley Metro Community Relations Division regarding High Capacity Transit (HCT) projects.

YWCA of Metropolitan Phoenix 

Executive Board of Directors

Advocacy Committee Member

Collaborate with members to engage in initiatives to improve organization’s presence in the community, cultivate new partnerships, and plan annual events.

 

U.S. House of Representatives

District Aide for Congressional District 3

Oversaw daily operations of the Avondale District Office, and acted as a liaison to federal, district, and local agencies and constituents in the West Valley portion of Congressional District 3.

Hispanic Women’s Corporation

Leadership Program Chair

Program Director of Entre Mujeres Program

Oversaw and developed initiatives for youth programs and conferences, and act as ambassador for community outreach.

 

UnidosUS (formerly National Council of La Raza)

Youth Advisory Committee Member

Lideres Staff Member

Organized and assisted in planning national events, workshops, and conferences for youth.

Cronkite Newswatch, KAET-TV/KFPH-CA

Anchor and Multimedia Journalist of Daily Live Show

Reporter of International Business Journalism in China

Reporter of Borderlands Project in Puerto Rico

Acted as multimedia journalist for on-air broadcasting, focusing on live news segments, Latino issues, and special projects.

Mujer, Inc. (501c3)

Vice President of Communications

Executive Board of Directors Marketing Committee Member

Led members to engage in initiatives to improve organization’s presence in the community, cultivated new partnerships, and planned annual events.

Radio Campesina Network

Music Manager

Assistant to the Vice President

Investigative Reporter

Oversaw daily operations of six radio stations across three states in the areas of programming, community outreach, promotions, on-air talent and sales.

City of Phoenix

Intern for the Vice Mayor

Coordinated community projects and constituent work related to the office of the Vice Mayor.

VOLUNTEERISM
  • El Mirage Public Safety Subcommittee

  • Hospice of the Valley

  • Boswell Hospital

  • St. Joseph’s Hospital Pediatric Center

  • Susan G. Komen Organization

  • Big Brothers Big Sisters

  • Sunday School Teacher

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

  • Avondale Citizen’s Leadership Council

  • SheLEADS

  • Emerge AZ

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