Successful Island Leader
Lourdes served on the Siesta Key Association board for nine years (2003-2011) including five years as the president. When she retired from the board, her legacy was a strong financial balance and a reputation for standing up to bar owners and developers. She received a standing ovation at her last SKA meeting in 2011.
Certificate of Appreciation
During the 2005 hurricane season, Lourdes did not hesitate to help out with evacuations. She received a Certificate of Appreciation from Sarasota County,
Lourdes graduated from Sarasota County's Citizens Academy in 2005.
Lourdes is a member of CERT (Community Emergency Response Team)
Successful Neighborhood Leader
Lourdes served as president of the Council of Neighborhood Associations (CONA) for three years (2011-2014). CONA represents 70 neighborhood associations in Sarasota County
Lourdes received two
Citizen of the Year awards
Control Growth Now! (2012)
Successful Republican Leader
In 2022, Lourdes was re-elected for a third term as president of the Republican Women's Club of Sarasota. The vote was unanimous. She has served on the board of the RWCS for eight years.
Lourdes has been a member of the Republican Party of Sarasota's Executive Committee (REC) for nine years.