Vanessa Vera is the Vice President of External Affairs for ASG. She’s a third year Aeronautical Engineer major here at the Santa Barbara City College. Vanessa is a first generation college student from the small town of Snohomish, WA and plans on transferring to a four-year institution upon graduating SBCC. Vanessa became interested in leadership upon realizing the importance of active involvement and serving the community.

At SBCC Vanessa immediately became involved through accepting a VP position and collaborating to start the Vegan Club on campus. She has also volunteered in both local and state politics since high school, advocating for Referendum 74 and I-502 in her home state. Vanessa enjoys advocating for students and helping shape legislation within Student Senate and looks forward to representing her peers by working as the liaison between the students, college and community.