2017 Salinas Valley Memorial Hospital System, Elected Board Member

2017 Alisal Center for the Fine Arts, Board Member

2016 Salinas Valley Memorial Hospital System, Elected Board Member

2016 Alisal Center for the Fine Arts, Board Member

2015 El Camino Real Soccer Club Board Member

2014 City of Salinas Community Engagement Award

2014 WISE (Women’s Institute for Social Entrepreneurship) Adela Leadership Award

2014 California Endowment Building Healthy Communities Coordinating Council Co-Chair

2014 Community Recognition Award , Supervisor Fernando Armenta

2013 Packard Foundation Research Fellow

2013 Noyce Foundation Research Fellow

2012 California Peace Award, California Assemblyman Luis Alejo

2011 Eureka! Leadership Institute Fellow

2010 Special Libraries Association (SLA) Joe Ann Clifton Student IT Research Award

2010- 2013 California Endowment Building Healthy Communities Coordinating Council

2010 Community Foundation Monterey County Women’s Fund Grants Evaluator

2009 Community Foundation Monterey County Neighborhood Grants Evaluator