Party affiliation: Democrat
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Secretary board directors El Paso Commission for Women. Member districtwide educational improvement council Friends of the Opera, program assistant Safe Drug Free School and Communities, since 2004. Member National Education Association, League of Women Voters, Parent-Teachers Association (hospitality chair, district vice president), American Federation Teachers, Texas State Teachers Association, El Paso Teachers Association (vice president, board directors), El Paso Consultation Association (chairperson), El Paso Commission Women (board directors, secretary), Transmountain Optimist (precinct chair), National Democratic Club (president 1991-1993), Alpha Delta Kappa (historian, vice president, president, district VIII historian).