Educator, Director of Chanticleer Park Neighbors y Vecinos
Mariah Roberts serves as Santa Cruz County Parks & Recreation Commissioner for District 1. She is Director of the Chanticleer Park Neighbors Association and teaches publishing at Santa Cruz Children’s School.
She holds a MA in Special Education and has a passion for Universal Design in public spaces. Mariah spent twelve years as an educational specialist with Wayfinder Family Services (formerly Junior Blind & BBF). In clinics, schools or homes, she worked with families to co-design individualized activities, materials and spaces to promote active, engaged play. She works to strengthen community through shared spaces and experiences.