Teresa has been with the Community Health Trust of Pajaro Valley since joining the Diabetes Health Center in 1999. She came to the DHC with over 20 years of medical office experience. Teresa was selected as Mentor of the Year in 2005 by the Workforce Investment Board and received the distinction of Human Race Hero for 2004 and 2005. Her strong interpersonal skills make her the right person to establish strong community relationships. In June of 2021, Teresa was recently awarded an official Recognition by the City of Watsonville for her leadership and work to revitalize the Carey – Davis Community Garden.