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Mia Romero

Mia Romero, a proud El Pasoan and Latina, is the Vice President of Advocacy and Government Affairs at the El Paso Chamber. With a deep-rooted passion for community engagement, Mia has been a driving force in uplifting Chamber members and local businesses through strategic initiatives and a wealth of resources.

 

In her role, Mia leads the strategic planning and execution of the Chamber’s Legislative Agenda, advocating for the borderplex region’s interests in areas such as binational relations, sustainability, and healthcare. Collaborating closely with policymakers, business owners, and stakeholders at all levels, she spearheads policies and initiatives that drive economic growth, trade, education, and workforce development.

 

During her time at the Chamber, Mia has successfully overseen the application, support, and execution of hundreds of millions of dollars in local, state, and federal grants for El Paso, addressing critical issues that impact the business community and the region’s workforce. She also led a $1M campaign through the Chamber's PAC (Political Action Committee) to defeat a ballot item that would have harmed the business community and stifled economic growth, demonstrating her commitment to protecting and advancing local business interests.

 

Additionally, Mia co-founded the Civic Action Lab, a 501(c)4 non-profit subsidiary of the El Paso Chamber, committed to fostering a vibrant and engaged community by empowering future leaders and individuals who aspire to create positive grassroots change through civic engagement.

 

Mia holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Texas at El Paso and serves on the Board of Directors for the Climate Resilience Center for the West Texas Rio Grande Border Region.

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