Identify your top three (3) issues that you wish to address during your tenure in office and rank them in order of priority.
What do you believe is the role of the City Council in our community?
The City Council of Fishers serves as being the voice of the community. We represent our residents. The City Council must help make decisions that attract innovative businesses and attract talent to work and live here. We need to provide opportunities for our children to stay and work in Fishers, as well as ensure we continue to build a city that we can all be proud of.
What experiences and qualities do you think makes you the best candidate for this position?
I listen. I respond. I'm accessible. In addition, I currently serve as a member of Fishers City Council for the North Central district. I am a first generation American, with a passion to make a difference and become a role model for others. I have mentored several within the community. With a serious passion for sustainability efforts, I work hard to increase awareness with developers, students, and other educators. I proudly serve on the Fishers Environmental Taskforce and have already worked with developers to take steps toward building sustainably. I have a doctorate in business administration and work as an administrator in higher education. My work has been published in several journals, and I have presented at several national and international conferences. My commitment and efforts toward making education affordable and accessible were recognized, in which I was selected as an honoree of Reverend Jesse L. Jackson’s Rainbow PUSH Excel 2017. I was also inducted into the Indiana Latino Leadership Circle in 2020 and Hoosier Women Forward in 2022.
How will you work with OneZone Chamber to ensure a thriving business community?
I want to be your public servant. As a proud resident of Fishers, I want to move our city forward into a vibrant, welcoming city that offers opportunities for everyone. As your public servant, I am passionate about my duty to continue to shape Fishers into a society we can be proud of. I am committed to you. I am committed to listening.