Silvia Paz: Working Toward a Safe and Healthy Community
Why Her Star Shone Brightly in 2013
Silvia Paz, the new hub manager of Building Healthy Communities Eastern Coachella Valley (BHC), soared in 2013.
Her trail of glimmering success is lengthy — from a career change to being elected to public office to the upcoming expansion of her family.
Highlights of 2013
Paz was able to see to fruition AB 71 (V. Perez), legislation she worked on for over two years as district policy assistant for Assemblyman V. Manuel Perez.
“Thanks to this legislation and advocacy efforts of local groups and agencies, the State has to collaborate with our local Salton Sea Authority in planning for the restoration of the Salton Sea,” said Paz.
Additionally, Paz helped Perez secure $2 million for the Salton Sea Authority to prepare a feasibility plan. “This work has raised awareness of the environmental dangers, especially when it comes to air quality, of a do-nothing solution in the Salton Sea,” she said.
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