Xochitl joined WAEF in 2019 as assistant director. Her multi-year involvement with WAEF began her senior year of high school when she was selected to receive a WAEF scholarship. She has been an active volunteer with WAEF, beginning her volunteer service prior to college graduation. Xochitl received her Bachelor’s in Business Administration and Master’s in Business Administration from Gonzaga University. As a first-generation student, she understands the personal and economic challenges students face when pursuing higher education. Her goal is to provide students with support and encouragement throughout their college journey by leading student stewardships efforts, coordinating student events and connecting students and volunteers.