Events & Engagement Manager, Ward 1
Paco is a native of DC, having grown up in a family of community organizers. As a result, he has strong ties to Columbia Heights and Petworth and many of the business-owners and residents in th area. After teaching English among other roles in various countries including Costa Rica, Australia, and Japan, he returned to the States to work in travel as a trip designer but also the social coordinator for the Latin America team at Audley Travel. At Audley, he created cross-departmental events that emphasized team-building, exploring the neighborhood, and facilitating learning. He has a passion for incorporating the principles of student-centered learning in any information-presenting setting.
In his personal life, Paco loves to cook and constantly seeks to improve his culinary skills. He is also an avid soccer fan and player.