Prior to joining RMP, Marissa taught Spanish for Native Speakers at DSST: GVR High School to 9th and 10th graders as a Teach for America corps member. In 2015 she was recognized as a Champion of Change by the White House for being a strong role model for her students and their families as well as being an agent of change within her community. Originally from Mexico, Marissa grew up in the Western Slope of Colorado and attended Fort Lewis College for her undergraduate education.
Hometown: Glenwood Springs, CO
Education: Fort Lewis College (B.A. – Political Science & Economics)
Hobbies: Hiking, Reading, and spending time with family
Favorite Children’s Book: The Berenstain Bears