BOARD MEMBER - MARICOPA
Ylenia Aguilar was born in Mexico and raised in Arizona and rural Illinois. She enjoys running, hiking, camping, kayaking, cycling, rowing, and hot yoga at Radia8. She has traveled with her two sons throughout Arizona’s extensive and breathtaking mountain biking trails. Her oldest son attends Northern Arizona University (NAU), majoring in Environmental Sciences and Sustainability. Her youngest is a freshman attending the IB Program at PHXU and plays for Excel Soccer Academy. Ylenia earned a B.A. in Latin American Studies from the University of Arizona.
As the SOURCE Global Business Development Manager for Arizona, she ensures that the clients and communities she serves catalyze lasting, positive change. Her work with Rural, Tribal, and School communities focuses on providing the most vulnerable populations with access to clean drinking water through a renewable water technology that creates water from sunlight and air.
Ylenia learned the importance of conservation and sustainability through her father, a retired Civil Engineer. He also instilled the value of serving the community; she is currently serving her second term as a Governing Board Member in the Osborn School District, Vitalyst Health Foundation Board of Trustees, and Hispanics Enjoying Camping, Hunting, and the Outdoors (HECHO) Advisory Council.