Valerie began her career with Durango 9-R in 2014, originally working as a Para Educator with special needs students. She enjoys supporting the Student Nutrition Services staff and interacting with students, parents, and other Durango 9-R staff. Valerie finds it rewarding to be involved with ensuring our Durango 9-R students receive delicious and nutritious school meals.
Valerie has a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration. Her hobbies include camping, hiking, reading, sewing, gardening, and playing with grandchildren as often as possible.
Fun fact: Valerie is also a certified fork lift operator!