About Alicia

  • Mayor of the Redwood City Council, 2011-2013
  • Professor at Cañada College since 1988 and is teaching in the English Institute and the Spanish Department
  • Appointed to the Redwood City Council in January, 2005 and elected in November, 2005, 2007 and 2011
  • Served as a Trustee and the President of the Redwood City Elementary School Board
  • Woman of the Year 2012 State of California 21st Assembly District
  • Trustee, Notre Dame De Namur University
  • Commissioner, Metropolitan Transportation Commission
  • Past Board Member, Mt. Carmel School
  • Past Board Member, Garfield Charter School
  • Chair of the Utilities Committee for the City of Redwood City
  • Board Member, Service League of San Mateo County
  • Past Board Member, Sequoia Awards
  • Chair, Redwood City San Mateo County Chamber Leadership Program
  • Board Member, Latino Community Council of Redwood City
  • Board Member, Redwood City International
  • Past Board Member, Youth and Family Assistance
  • Vice President of Executive Board of the Latino Caucus of the League of California Cities
  • Past Board Member, Shelter Network
  • Board Member of the Latino Leadership Council of San Mateo
  • Past Board Member, Redwood City Library Foundation
  • Treasurer of the newly formed Latino Political Action Committee of San Mateo County
  • Graduate of the Redwood City San Mateo County Leadership Program
  • Graduate of the Partnership Academy for Community Team Building (PACT) and Community Builders Program
  • Inducted into the Redwood City San Mateo County Chamber Hall of Fame
  • Former Visiting Dean at the Sequoia Union High School District as Director of English Learners
  • M.A. from Eastern Michigan University and has done Doctoral studies in Social Anthropology at the Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City
  • Fulbright Exchange Professor in Argentina