Yadira is currently serving her first term as a member of the New Rochelle City Council, proudly representing District 3.
A few of her accomplishments as a member of the council include facilitating the city’s police reform plan, bringing a COVID-19 vaccine bus to the heart of the district to help close the vaccination disparity gap and leading an initiative to increase the number of youth applying for summer employment.
Prior to her election to the City Council, Yadira served as an elected member of the New Rochelle Public Library, the Lincoln Avenue Task Force, the Task Force on Reducing Violence in the Lives of Children and Youth and as a member of the Downtown Revitalization Initiative Planning Committee and president of her homeowner’s association. Yadira a graduate of St. Francis College and SUNY Buffalo Law School and is currently an Associate Dean at Columbia Law School.
Yadira and her husband Jeff moved to New Rochelle in 2007 and are the proud parents of 2 wonderful children.