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Maria Chavez

Member at Large

About Maria

I am very blessed to be a part of the bleeding disorder community. I have 2 boys one with Hemophilia. As for my family we had many scary issues with my son's bleeding. I have many family members including myself with hemophilia. I understand what families are going through I really find myself as an asset to the community.

I have been involved in New Mexico's board for 8 years. I served on the advisory, walk advocacy, fundraising, board member, golf, camp, women's programming. teen events and event planning. I was Vice President for 1 year. I am currently our chapters secretary. I am also in charge of our Women's programming.

What drives you to serve on the HFA Board?

I served on the HFA Board for about 1 year I learned so much from other member organizations. I love what HFA stands for, I really want to learn a lot more.

What do you do to truly relax?

I listen to music, I love the outdoors so camping, dancing, or just family time.

Do you have a favorite quote or words to live by?

"It always seems impossible until it's done"