Company: Service Area2, Department of Mental Health Los Angeles County
Location: Los Angeles, California, United States
Leticia Muniz-Guevara, nominated to Service Area2 of the Department of Mental Health, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Executives for dedication, achievements, and leadership in mental health advocacy.
Inspired to rise above her own circumstances, Ms. Muniz-Guevara has dedicated her career to breaking the stigma surrounding mental health treatment for the Hispanic population as well as for others. Over the course of her career, she found notable success as a SUC Advisor to two mayors and an Advocate Advisor for The City of LA. She also served as Mental Health Commissioner for The Department of Mental Health in Los Angeles County, California as an appointee. Furthermore, she has been an active member of the Service Area2 within the Department of Mental Health since 1994. She now services the northern portion of the San Fernando Valley with policymaking and program development among other duties for mental health treatment. As an advocate for mental health, she is tasked with assisting clients with governmental programs available to them due to their circumstances. Moreover, she contributed her expertise with President Bill Clinton’s staff to establish a Nationwide faith-based initiative to reach vulnerable community members who did not have access to Mental Health treatment. This was implemented thought out the United States.
Though her career has been suffused with highlights, Ms. Muniz-Guevara is most proud of her work with President Vicente Fox of Mexico and President George W. Bush of the United States to prevent chaos on the border due to Water Treaty violations that resulted in federal imprisonments. Additionally, she is gratified to have forensic involvement in the movement to advocate for law enforcement awareness in mental illness. At the same time, she has been organizing against police brutality, which enforced police body cameras throughout the United States of America for the protection of the people. For her contributions and Leadership, she is honored to have been named to the Wall of Tolerance by the Poverty Law Center in Alabama. Additionally, Ms. Muniz-Guevara is the recipient of a Certification and Recognition from the Senate as an Advisor, Letters from the White House. Liaison Appreciation from the Mental Health Commission for the Commitment and Contribution to the well-being of the Mental Health Community and a Commendation Award from the Board of Supervisors. Above all, she dedicates her Marquis honor to her mother, Flor Estela Hernandez, her father, Raul Guevara, and her aunt, Eva Guevara, who inspired her to empower others and change lives through small acts of charity, such as visiting the sick while providing meals and prayers to community members.
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