Ms. Yamilet Valladolid works for Golden Valley Health Centers a non-profit organization that offers health care to families in Merced, Stanislaus and San Joaquin counties regardless of language, cultural and financial barriers as their Director of Government and Community Affairs, building relationships with community and elected officials by creating bridges and collaborations, also staying updated on health policies and issues that have an effect on the communities served. Ms Valladolid oversees the Community Health Outreach Department ensuring culturally sensitive delivery of health prevention services. She currently serves as the Co-Chair of the economic development countywide project Stanislaus 2030. Ms Valladolid is an advocate for social justice, equity in health and education and is involved in several coalitions and efforts around these areas. She enjoys mentoring 1st Gen College Students and spending quality time with friends and family. She is a board member to the Latino Business Association Foundation and the Stanislaus Health Foundation. Ms. Valladolid, holds a Master's degree in Public Health and is committed to paving the way for others to follow their educational and leadership goals.
Ms Valladolid has received various awards in the community including the Liberty Bell Award from the Stanislaus County Bar Association, Amiga of the year with the American GI Forum, Outstanding Woman of the year by the Stanislaus County Commission for Women, Congressional Central Valley Latino Leadership Award, Grassroots Advocate MVP by National Association of Community Health Centers and Hope Advocate of the year for her Assembly District.