High Road Field Specialist
Rafael is a policy practitioner working with the CWDB’s High Road initiatives and is often in the field, presenting these initiatives to workforce partners throughout the state. As a former Capitol staffer, Rafael has had the opportunity to perform policy analysis and political strategy work with three Majority Leaders and two Speakers on issues ranging from workforce, climate, energy and parliamentary procedure. At the CWDB, Rafael enjoys the challenge of crafting simple solutions to complex problems. Whether it’s implementing state level climate policy, facilitating community engagement, or improving labor outcomes for populations with employment barriers, he enjoys having meaningful work and making a lasting impact in communities around the state. Outside of work, he enjoys reading, gardening, and consuming local craft food and beverages.