As a Project Coordinator, Maria provides administrative support to the operations team to help streamline the Center’s project. In addition, she helps with general project management that includes long and short range strategic planning with the Operations Manager. Maria helps with all logistics and administrative activities related to the Center’s national technical assistance services and tobacco free initiatives.
Maria earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Health Education with a Community-based Public Health Emphasis and a minor in Humanities from San Francisco State University. She recently earned a Master’s degree in Public Health from University of San Francisco. Maria has 5 years of experience in administration at UCSF. She wanted to work at SCLC because it’s an organization that is dedicated in decreasing smoking rates and in helping people to live a healthier life. She enjoys traveling, hiking, reading, and hanging out with her family and friends.