“As students, we have to start asking the really important question of who’s making the decisions for us.”Marta Loachamin
What I Know Now: Marta Loachamin
Marta Loachamin was elected to the Board of County Commissioners in 2020 and is the first Latina to hold the office in Boulder County. Marta is a long-time Longmont resident who has worked for social, economic, and housing justice by building opportunities for families throughout Boulder County and the Front Range.
Audrey and Bella from our Student Advisory Board joined Marta for a virtual interview in which you’ll learn:
- How her experiences as a student and former educator helped her find both confidence and success.
- How she connects the dots between student experiences in our community and local government.
- Why she influences and campaigns for diversity and advises our students to do the same.
About Marta Loachamin
About the Student Advisory Board
Our Student Advisory Board (SAB) is a collaborative leadership experience for Boulder Valley School District high school students. The SAB brings together students enrolled in Boulder Valley’s 13 high schools to share their perspectives in order to advise Impact on Education’s initiatives and guide our investments. More about the SAB >>