Estrellita Gonzalez was elected to the Vancouver School Board in October 2017. She is a small business owner, author and wellness educator. With a BBA in Human Resources Management and 20 years of senior management and corporate experience, she provides consulting advice on human resources, operations, and marketing, and project management. In 2012, Estrellita launched Derma Bright Clinic, a Vancouver-based wellness centre and medispa.
Estrellita is committed to supporting the wellbeing of Vancouver students and ensuring all students are given the opportunity to reach their full potential. Since being elected as a School Trustee in October 2017, she has worked collaboratively with the current Board to serve Vancouver’s children and has worked to have a district that meets their needs and creates bright futures – for students and for our city.
Estrellita was born in BC's Lower Mainland, grew up in Delta, and has lived in Vancouver since 1992. Her son is a high school student in the Vancouver School District. She serves as Co-Treasurer for Eric Hamber Secondary’s studio and as a long-time volunteer with the CHILD Foundation, at the invitation of the late Grace McCarthy, and has served as a VANOC NOC Assistant. She looks forward to running again as a School Trustee candidate in October 2018!
Estrellita lives in the Oakridge neighbourhood, after many years in Mount Pleasant, and her business is located in Kitsilano. You can learn more about Estrellita by visiting https://about.me/estrellitagonzalez.