Sandra serves as the Virginia Field Director for the Libre Initiative and is based out of Virginia Beach. Sandra's role includes working with faith leaders, entrepreneurs and like-minded people to promote the principles of economic freedom and prosperity within the Hispanic community. Sandra was born in New York, raised in New Jersey and is first generation Salvadoran-American.
Prior to joining Libre, Sandra served as the Deputy Political Director for the New Jersey Republican State Committee and also served as the New Jersey Director of Hispanic Initiatives for the Republican National Committee (RNC).
Sandra began her professional career with the Republican National Committee in 2013 following an internship on Governor Christie's re-election campaign. Sandra was part of the Republican National Committee's 50-state strategy, a commitment to have staffers on the ground year round. In her role, Sandra built relationships at a grassroots level and created a Hispanic advisory council. Sandra also supplemented Governor Christie's efforts to reach out to Hispanic communities, helping the Governor win 51% of the Hispanic vote during his re-election campaign. Following her work with the RNC, Sandra spent time at the New Jersey Republican State Committee, where she worked on various campaigns throughout the state and continued her work with the Hispanic community. In 2014 Sandra was deployed by the Republican National Committee to Louisiana to work on Bill Cassidy's U.S. Senate runoff race. Bill Cassidy's win marked the 54th U.S. Senate win in the 2014 election cycle, helping give Republicans majority in the U.S. Senate.
Sandra graduated from Ramapo College of New Jersey in 2013 with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and minor in International Studies. Sandra is fluent in both English and Spanish.