Yvette is a first-generation Cuban American who grew up in Miami and moved to Boca Raton in 2004.
She graduated from Florida International University with a degree in International Relations.
As a corporate professional, Yvette worked at ADP TotalSource for 13 years in Human Resources Management and Strategic Client Implementation.
Yvette has been known for her policy in advocacy and tireless activism for children and families. She has been a leader for the Junior League of Boca Raton locally and throughout Florida as Statewide Public Affairs (SPAC) Chair for a coalition representing 23 member Florida Leagues, as president of the Boca Raton Historical Society, PTA president and board member of Calusa Elementary, B’nai Torah Congregation PTO president, Don Estridge High Tech Middle School PTA Board VP of Ways & Means, e , Don Estridge High Tech Middle School Foundation President. Her Community Involvement also includes serving on Boards of the Florence Fuller Child Development Centers, Boca Raton Children’s Museum VP and Treasurer, Mentor for the Viner Scholarship Foundation and as a member of the Host Committee for the Boca Raton Art Museum.
She has also served Chair of the City of Boca Raton Education Task Force, and vice-chair of the City of Boca Raton Historic Preservation Board.
Yvette, her family and new puppy J.J. love the city of Boca Raton. Whether they are spending time on beach or local parks where her children play sports, you can always find her somewhere around town.