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Carmen Méndez

Ms. Méndez is a Yakima City Council member and Executive Director of Safe Yakima Valley. Safe Yakima mobilizes and collaborates with stakeholders across the Yakima Valley who share the vision of a safe community.

Ms. Méndez has worked for Heritage University as a mentor for the College Assistant Migrant Program and for the Washington State Department of Agriculture.s. 

Ms. Méndez attended the University of Washington and Heritage University where she graduated with a degree in Business Administration with a concentration in marketing.

Ms. Méndez has been a member of the Arcora Foundation Board since 2017.