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Personal Facts

Fluent in English, Spanish, and Portuguese, Claudia Mariaca has a rich multi-cultural background and is an example of the American Dream. She is a devoted wife and mother, an accomplished professional, and an efficient community leader. She has a relentless commitment to public service and dedication to improving the quality of life in our community.

Throughout the years, Claudia has participated in numerous community boards. Elected in 2016, Claudia currently serves as Vice Mayor at the City of Doral. Additionally, she represents the Miami-Dade County League of Cities at the School Site Planning and Construction Committee (SSPC) of the Miami-Dade County Public Schools. She is also a Parent Teacher Association (PTA) Board member at John I. Smith K-8 Center.

During her journey of public service, she has had the privilege to lead the American Cancer Society Doral Relay for Life as Honorary Chair. She has also participated as Alternate for District 5 at the Miami-Dade County School Board Attendance and Boundary Committee (ABC), and has been a Board Member at the Doral Colony Homeowners Association.

For over two decades, Claudia has actively championed projects to improve education, living conditions in our neighborhoods, and support social causes. In her role as an elected official, she works tirelessly on many issues such as improving safety, enhancing youth development, and expanding cultural programs.

Claudia was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina and has lived in Brussels, Santiago, São Paulo, Buenos Aires, New York, Boston, Connecticut, and has been a long time resident in the city of Doral where she resides with her husband Carlos and two children, Carina and Rodrigo. She is a graduate from Bentley College with a degree in Economics and Finance. She has also completed many trainings from organizations such as the Institute for Elected Municipal Officials, and the Doral Citizens Police Academy.

Education

BENTLEY COLLEGE, Waltham, MA
Bachelor of Science, Economics and Finance, July 1997

CHAPEL INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL, São Paulo, Brazil
High School Diploma, June 1993

Professional Background

CAM Brokerage and Management Services LLC, Doral, FL
Assistant Property Manager, August 2013-August 2014

GRUPO DE DIARIOS AMERICA, Miami, FL
New Products Development Manager, April 2002-March 2004

GAZETA MERCATIL USA, Miami, FL
Finance and Office Systems Coordinator, October 1997-March 2001

Community Service

Miami-Dade County School Board, Alternate for District 5 Representative Susie Castillo in the Attendance and Boundary Committee (ABC)

Doral Colony Homeowners Association, Board Member, Director

John I. Smith K-8 School, PTA Board Member, PTSA President, Committee Chair