A West Contra Costa native, parent, and former WCCUSD educator, Maribel has established a strong commitment and profile as an education leader in West Contra Costa. Maribel brings valuable context to this work as a Richmond-San Pablo native, graduate of Richmond High School, and former bilingual teacher in San Pablo. Her urgency is fueled by her experience as a mother of two daughters in East Richmond Heights.
The members of our Leadership Council are Oakland natives, residents, parents, grandparents, former teachers, principals, and alumni of Oakland public schools. Our leaders have deep connections to Oakland and strong backgrounds in education. The Leadership Council supports and guides our work in the best interest of Oakland students.