Irma R. Muñoz, President & Founder
Irma R. Muñoz is the Founder/President of Mujeres de la Tierra – an avant-garde environmental non-profit focused on healing la madre tierra and re-defining the traditional “green” dialogue in Los Angeles, California.
She has served as Environmental Affairs Commissioner with the City of Los Angeles and currently serves on the Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy Board of Directors. In January 2013, she was elected Board Chair of the Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy, and in September 2013, Governor Jerry Brown reappointed her to the Los Angeles County Regional Water Quality Control Board and was elected Vice Chair in January 2014.
In 2013, Ms. Muñoz received the Hispanic Heritage Award from the Aquarium of the Pacific for her dedication to the Hispanic communities and the healing of La Madre Tierra as well as named on Poder Magazine’s Top 100 Green Latinos List.
In 2010, 2011 and 2012 Irma was named a “Community Champion” by the Annenberg Foundation www.annenbergfoundation.com for excellence in leadership in Los Angeles County and honored by Senator Curren Price as a “SheHero” for her role in improving the health of families in Senatorial District 26. In 2011, The California State Parks Foundation named her “Park Hero” in their 2011 Annual Report.