Monica Balderrama has been a member of the Board of Directors since February 2011 and currently holds the position of Board Chair. Monica was born and raised in El Paso and is a graduate of Bel Air High School. She earned a BA degree in Government with a Minor in Creative Writing from New Mexico State University (NMSU) and later earned an MBA from Webster University.
Professionally, Monica is a financial representative for Allstate and she is currently pursuing the Chartered Financial Consultant (CHFC) designation at the American College.
Monica also has a background in T.V journalism and lends her expertise in the media field to Collaborative staff whenever there is need for media involvement.