Carmen McKibben

President, League of United Latin American Citizens Southwest Washington

Carmen McKibben, MBA was born in raised in Phoenix AZ & transferred four years ago to Vancouver WA. Carmen's past professional experience in corporate business & entreprenurship provided the opportunity to transition into her current passion in health prevention education. Carmen has partnered with Washington State University to roll out first Spanish speaking class in Vancouver WA that focuses on healthy living lifestyle including diabetes prevention. Carmen is a member of the Development & Nominating Committee under Free Clinic of Southwest Washington & founding board member of the Fourth Forward Plain Business Association, a local international business district that promotes economic growth & healthy communities to diverse businesses & residents.

Carmen is the Deputy State Director for Washington State League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) & serves this year as President of the SW WA Council Chapter of League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC). The LULAC organization recently partnered with Polaris in their "Join the Solution" campaign that brings awareness to human & sex trafficking impacting Latinos in Mexico, Latin American, & United States. When Carmen is not working in her advocacy & passion work, she enjoys her free time connecting with nature via outdoor activies such as hiking, explore new places with her husband Tobias, & spending time with her furkids, 2 labs & 2 cats.