Marifer Calleja recently joined the WCDRC board, bringing years of experience in bilingual/bicultural settings around quality of life issues applied to change management, education, outreach, and mass communications. She holds professional certifications in creative problem solving and in group facilitation. Calleja has served multicultural communities as a liaison for government, non-profits, and the private sector with a concentration in Latino/Hispanic issues. She earned a B.A. degree in Communications/Journalism from the University of Texas, El Paso; and Master of Science degree in Creativity/Change Management from the State University of New York, Buffalo.