Annette Melendrez

Annette Melendrez, a native of Watsonville, is the Director of Programs at Pájaro Valley Shelter Services, where she has served for 22 years.  A past participant in the PV Shelter program and a Section 8 voucher recipient, Annette and her husband now are homeowners, parents of 7 children and 5 grandchildren. Her passion is to help empower families in need toward self-sufficiency and improvement of their quality of life. Annette represents South Santa Cruz County.