Michael Vasquez was raised in Oregon, graduating from Woodburn High School, and is the son of immigrant field workers. As a first-generation college student, he graduated from the University of Oregon in 2020 with a B.A. in Political Science and a double minor in Planning, Public Policy & Management, and Spanish. Michael’s passion for advancing equity within both our communities and institutions can be seen by his involvement in the community through sitting on boards & committees.
After college, Vasquez worked with PCUNs sister organization SKCE and was the campaign manager for Woodburn Mayor Eric Swenson in his successful reelection campaign.
In his free time, he likes to volunteer, write poetry & explore nature.