We have a new team member! Marlene Gomez comes to us from SAFE and will be helping with our work in Los Angeles. Welcome, Marlene!
A is for Area Code: 310
B is for Breakfast. What did you have for breakfast today? Strawberry Protein Shake with almond milk
C is for Calling. What do you consider your calling to be? Helping others
D is for Dogs. Do you have any? Yes, I have a 3 year old Golden Retriever
E is for Energy. What do you do when you need more energy? Hear music really loud and start dancing
F is for Fun. What do you like to do for fun? Watch movies either at home or the movie theatre
G is for Greatest Accomplishment. What is yours? My daughter-She is awesome
H is for Hometown. Where are you from? Born in Los Angeles, but both parents are from Mexico
I is for Interesting: Name one interesting fact about yourself. I love to sing karaoke
J is for Job Title. What is yours? Advocacy Manager
K is for Kids. Do you have any? Yes, I have a 12 year old daughter
L is for Learning. What have you learned working at the American Lung Association thus far? There is lots to do.
M is for Millions. What would you do if you had a million dollars? Travel with my family across the Globe.
N is for Need. What is one thing you need or couldn’t live without? My family
O is for Occupation. What was your occupation before coming to the American Lung Association? I was the Associate Director for Smokefree Air For Everyone AKA health educator, community Organizer.
P is for Pet Peeve. What is yours? When my daughter doesn’t do as I want her to do. lol
Q is for Quote. Share your favorite quote. There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.
R is for Right or Left? Are you a righty or a lefty? Right
S is for Siblings. Do you have any? Yes, I have 2 younger sisters.
T is for Treat. What do you have/do when you want to treat yourself? Frozen Yogurt
U is for Useless. Do you have a useless talent? I can’t think of one.
V is for Vacation. What is the best vacation you have been on? When I visited Buenos Aires, Argentina. Great food and great night life.
W is for Work. What made you decide to apply for a position with the American Lung Association? I wanted to be part of team that wants to play a role in changing and improving in people’s lives.
X is for X-Ray. Have you ever had one? Why? Yes. Doctor wanted to make sure my back pain wasn’t due to some fracture.
Y is for Yummy. What is the yummiest food you make? I don’t cook very much, but I do my best, and I have almost perfected my angel hair pasta with sauce.
Z is for Zodiac. What is your sign? Capricorn