Eva Terrazas is the Sr. Director of Policy and Advocacy for Uplift Family Services. Before joining the agency, Eva spent over 25 years working in public policy and affairs for government, higher education and non-profits.
Eva has worked as a senior policy aide for Mayor Susan Hammer in San Jose and manager of public affairs for the San Jose Mercury News. She is a co-founder and current board chair of MACLA, a Latino cultural arts organization in downtown San Jose. She has been recognized for her outstanding contributions to the community and awarded the Board Leadership Award by The Center for Nonprofit Development, KQED’s Latino Heritage Month Local Leadership Award.