Piedad Mayagoitia is originally from Tampico, a small city located in the Gulf of Mexico. She came to the US 11 years ago to grad school at New Mexico State University. Piedad holds a master’s in Wildlife Management and one in Rangeland Sciences. She moved to Oregon 3 years ago with her family and lives in North Plains. Piedad is active in the community she is apart of the 4-H Washington County Board and also the Parks and Recreation Board for North Plains. In addition, she also volunteers for many events with Tualatin Hills Parks and Recreation District. her interests include outdoors and science.