Executive Assistant

As Executive Assistant, Elizabeth supports the Executive Director and Board of Directors with various administrative and project management tasks. Elizabeth has a long history of providing operations, logistics, and administrative support. Most recently, she was a grant writer at Chicanos Por La Causa, and she previously worked as advance for Vice President and Dr. Biden, arranging travel and logistics for domestic and international special events. She was the director of operations at an education policy and advocacy firm in Washington D.C. and also coordinated a coalition of civil rights organizations around education rights. Elizabeth graduated from UC Santa Barbara and worked at the Chicano Studies Institute where she focused on youth empowerment and educational equity issues. Elizabeth has volunteered with Kino Border Initiative to provide humanitarian aid to migrants in Nogales and has also supported Keep Tucson Together’s work to provide legal assistance to detained migrants in Eloy and Florence. Elizabeth has been with the Florence Project since October 2019.