Yvette Lopez-Ledesma is the Senior Director of Community-based Initiatives.
She works on programs and policies to ensure equitable access to urban parks and open space in Los Angeles, Seattle, and Albuquerque. Mrs. Lopez-Ledesma also serves as a Lecturer in the Urban Studies and Planning Department at California State University Northridge. From 2013-2018 Yvette served as Deputy Director of Pacoima Beautiful, an environmental justice 501c3.
She earned her BA in Urban Studies and Planning at CSUN and also earned her Master of Public Administration & Urban Planning at CSUN. Yvette currently serves as a member of the RE:Code LA Zoning Advisory Committee, Vice Chair of the San Fernando Valley METRO Service Council, and is also a Board Member of the Los Angeles League of Conservation Voters. Mrs. Lopez-Ledesma has over 14 years of work and volunteer experience pursuing her interests in social justice, sustainability, and community engagement.