Maria Coca, 2019-20 CLFSA Secretary

Maria Coca
Faculty Senate Manager
University Senate Office

Maria Coca serves as Faculty Senate Manager for the University Senate at ASU. In this role she oversees the daily operations, activities, and services of the Senate Office. She is a first-generation college graduate with a degree in Political Science, minor in Communication and certificate in International Studies. Additionally, she earned an Executive Master of Sustainability Leadership with emphasis in leadership, communication, strategy and global context.

Maria is multifaceted and has many passions and loves. Chief among them is Alex, her husband of 25 years, 19-year-old son, Gabe (love of her life), and 4 year of Australian Sheppard, Cosmo! In addition to being a higher education professional, Maria, is a holistic health and wellness educator, Master Gardener, and Ceramist. She lives by her creed of Gratitude: Aim for greatness. Give thanks at sunrise. Be bold in love of God, Self, and Others. Watch your thoughts. Nurture your mind. Move your body. Own your life. Be generous. Laugh. Give thanks at noon. Live in harmony with nature. Be kind. Dream big. Listen. Live fearlessly. Know yourself. Give thanks at sunset. Breathe.