Edith Baltierrez has joined the city of Avondale’s neighborhood and family services department. Baltierrez, who has more than 10 years managerial government experience with the cities of Surprise and Phoenix, is now assistant director.
Prior to joining Avondale, Baltierrez was most recently the human services and community vitality department supervisor for the city of Surprise, a role she has had since 2017.
She also served in the Surprise city manager’s office as an executive management analyst. Prior to her work in Surprise, she held various managerial roles for city of Phoenix’s public works department.
Baltierrez holds two degrees from Arizona State University, a bachelor’s in global business and a master’s in public administration.
Baltierrez will help oversee the Avondale Neighborhood Family Services Department, which includes the divisions of housing and community development, family services, youth and community engagement, revitalization and libraries.