Alicia has an MSW from UC Berkeley and a MA in History from SJSU. She is Dean at DeAnza College and a trustee for Gavilan College. As is a daughter of Mexican immigrants, she appreciates Morgan Hill’s diversity and sense of community. She and her husband have two sons. She has many interests, such as immigration issues, workers’ rights, and women’s leadership development. Personally, she enjoys baking and making homemade jams.