Noelia is leader who understands her community, challenges the status quo, and delivers better outcomes. Her district elected her twice before to lead San Mateo County’s largest school district.
Noelia is a single mom, a renter, a housing justice and immigrant rights advocate, and a law enforcement accountability advocate. As San Mateo-Foster City School District Board President during COVID-19, Noelia led her community through unprecedented times. As a social worker for people with disabilities, Noelia supported families of all incomes and backgrounds to connect them to services. Her experience has given her insight into her county’s safety-net services and where improvements must be made to make local government work for all residents in San Mateo County.