Itzel was born and raised in a multicultural city, where she grew up speaking English, Spanish, and some Tagalog. Before moving to Oregon, she worked for a non-profit organization focusing on education, community, and environmental justice. Itzel has always enjoyed working with diverse communities and cultures and has a passion for creating healthy and safe communities.
She enjoys cooking, dancing, hiking, traveling, volunteering and spending time with her family. Itzel lives in Redmond with her partner and two dogs.
Education and training
- B.A., 2015, San Jose State University
Memberships and associations:
- Public Health Reserve Corps, Deschutes County, 2021