Party affiliation: New Progressive Party
- Deputy administrator Government Retirement Systems, Puerto Rico, 1993—1996, Judiciary Retirement Systems Administration. Senator at large Puerto Rico Legislature, since 1996, majority leader, 1996, majority whip, 1996—1997, vice president, 2000—2001, chair Labor, Veterinary Affairs and Human Resources Committee, vice president Government Commission, registrar Committee on Health, Committee on Women Affairs.
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Member of Women in Government, National Foundation for Women's Legislators, National Council of State Legislatures, League of United Latin American Citizens, Puerto Rico Democratic Women's Federation, Women for Statehood, Parents with Down Syndrome Support Association, Underage Alcohol Prevention Coalition.