Service, Volunteerism, & Advocacy


Conference I Planned & Directed

2013:  Rapporteur at Immigration Mini-Conference by International Migration Section of the American Sociological Association, August 9, 2013.

2012-2013:  Sociology, Anthropology, and Geography Graduate Student Association (SAGGSA) Colloquium Chair

2012:  SAGGSA Conference Assistant


2019-Present:  Beginners Sabbath School lead teacher, Corrales Seventh-day Adventist Church

2015-Present:  Board member, American Families United (AFU)

2007-Present:  Active member, American Families United (AFU)

2017-2019:  Board member, Rio Rancho Seventh-day Adventist Church

2017-2019:  Board member, Crestview Adventist Academy

2013-2014:  Florida Chapter Vice President, American Families United (AFU)

2013:  NCLR Immigration Roundtable Participant with U.S. Rep. Garcia representing American Families United, April 22, 2013 at Florida International University

2005-2010:  La Paz de Dios, Chattanooga, TN

2005-2010:  Active member, Tennessee Immigrant and Refugee Rights Coalition (TIRRC)

2009:  Participated in U.S. Representative Gutierrez “Familias Unidas” Tour rally in Atlanta, GA

2008:  Active member, Hispanic Displacement Relief Coalition, Chattanooga, TN

2007:  Interpreter, Mobile Guatemalan Consulate, Chattanooga, TN

2006-2007:  Interpreter, Hispanic Health Fairs, Chattanooga, TN