Application for Legislative Commission for Edwina M Salazar

Contact Information

Full Name

Edwina M Salazar

Other Names
Edwina M Waldrip, Edwina Marie Salazar, Edwina Salazar Waldrip

Party Affiliation

Democrat

Occupation

I am a retired nonprofit Executive Director of Outreach United Resource Center in Longmont. I held that position for 20 years.

Educational Background

Bachelor of Science in Social Work Master of Social Work

Zip Code

80501

Congressional District
4

Background

Past Political Activity

I worked as a volunteer on Marta Loachamin’s campaign for Boulder County Commissioner. I contributed to her campaign as well as the campaigns of Tracey Bernett and Andrew Romanoff. I contributed to Act Blue.

List of Political and Civic Organizations belonged to

National Association of Social Workers, Rotary Club of Longmont, Longmont Housing Opportunities Team, Longmont Multicultural Action Committee, Longmont United Hospital Board of Directors and Foundation, Mental Health Action, NAMI, Latino Coalition, Colorado Nonprofit Association Board of Directors, Boulder Bach Festival Board of Director, UCC Longmont Grant Committee, and Central Square HOA.

Organization and Advocacy Experience

I have been involved in work and community efforts in advocating for people in need of resources as well as community problem with people of diverse backgrounds.

Statement

I believe in using my skills to benefit my community. I believe in democratic process and systems so want to be involved in strengthening our systems as a way of continuing to help people.

Statement on Working with Consensus

In my past work I have been involved in community problem solving efforts and projects. In being involved in distributing grant monies, I have strong experience in developing fair practices.

Relevant Analytic Skills for Commission

Most recently, I worked with fundraising and construction teams on a $ 5 million capital campaign. I developed strong analytical skills to successful complete this effort.

Demographics

Racial categories the applicant identifies with:
American Indian or Native Alaskan
Caucasian

The applicant has Hispanic/Latino/Spanish origin

Applicant identifies with the following gender

Female