City of Fullerton representative to:

  • Southern California Assoc. of Governments (SCAG)
  • Orange County Council of Governments (OCCG), former Vice Chairwoman
  • Orange County Vector Control Board
  • Orange County Sanitation District, Exec. Board


  • One of 50 Most Outstanding Hispanic Alumni, Cal State Fullerton
  • Harry S. Truman Award, Democratic Party of Orange County
  • “Woman of the Year,” State Sen. Lou Correa
  • “Golden Apple” award, Hispanic Education Endowment Fund
  • “Beacon Award,” Orange County Community Association

Nonprofit leadership

  • Past Chair, Fullerton Collaborative
  • Past Chair, Neighbors United for Fullerton


  • Assistance League of Fullerton
  • Sister City Association
  • Fullerton Chamber of Commerce


  • Fullerton Historic Theater Foundation
  • Friends of the Arboretum
  • Boys & Girls Club of Fullerton
  • All the Arts for All the Kids Foundation