Honorable Louise C. Rivera
Born on December 7, 1971, Louise is the daughter of the late Lidia Duenas Cruz Rivera and Vicente and Scholastica Rivera (Familian Jeje yan Tizo). She is the sister of Linda & Edward Guerrero, Lorraine Cruz Rivera, Lisa Cruz Rivera.
WORK EXPERIENCE: MAYORS” COUNCIL OF GUAM 2013- Present: Mayor of Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon; MAYORS’ COUNCIL OF GUAM 2005-2013: Vice-Mayor of Tamuning- Tumon-Harmon; UNIVERSITY OF GUAM: February 2003 to June 2004: Program Coordinator - Financial Aid Office; TAMUNING MAYOR’S OFFICE: January 2001 to February 2003 - Municipal Clerk, Duenas/Leon Guerrero Administration; GUAM AMATEUR BASEBALL LEAGUE: 1987-2002 - Program Assistant/Cashier, Leadership of Peter S. Calvo; GUAM MEMORIAL HOSPITAL, January to December 2000 - Ward Clerk, Nursing Administration, Leadership of Governor Carl T. C. Gutierrez; TAMUNING MAYOR’S OFFICE: April 1990 to January 1997 - Municipal Clerk, Dungca/Borja Administration; DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION: July 1989 to April1990 - On-Call Substitute Teacher.
EDUCATION: In her early years, Louise attended Lyndon B. Johnson Elementary School, Tamuning Elementary School, and Agueda I. Johnston Middle School. Louise graduated from John F. Kennedy High School and moved on to further her education at the University of Guam.
COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT: Mayors’ Council of Guam,
2005-Present: Member, Mayors’ Council of Guam - 2015-2016: Vice President, 2009-2010 - Council Secretary. Tamuning Municipal Planning Council: 2005- Present; Vice-Chairperson, 1989-1997, Member. Republican Party of Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon: 2006- Present - Chairperson; 2002-2006-2nd Vice-Chairperson; 1997-2002 - Member; 1992¬1997 - Secretary/Treasurer. Guam Island Fair Executive Committee: 2011-2014 - Secretary; 2009-2012 - Queen’s Committee Co-Chair. Victims Advocates Reaching Out(VARO), 2012 - Present - Public Information Officer; 2003 - 2011 - Member. Association of the Mariana Island Mayors, 2005-Present - Member. Association of Pacific Island Local Governments, 2007-Present - Member. Homeless Coalition - Member, 2010 - Present. Adult Protective Services - Board Member 2005-Present. PEACE Council - Board Member 2009-2014. Senior Citizens Advisory - Board Member 2010- Present. Guam Mass Transit- Board Member 2009-Present. Catholic Daughters of the Americas May 2012 - 2016 - Regent, 2009 -2012- Secretary / Member. Saint Anthony/Saint Victor Parish2005-Present - Parish Council; 2001-2004 - CCD Teacher. Kamalen Karidat Fundraising Committee 2012 - Present. Troop 2 - Boys Scouts of America 1992-Present - Administrative Support. Guam Little League Incorporated 1990-2012 - Administrative Support. Guam Election Commission 1992-2002 - District Registrar/Precinct Official. Bureau of Woman’s Affairs-1999-2001. 16thAnnual Pacific Basin Coastal -1999. Governor’s Award of Excellence-1997; 50thLiberation Anniversary of Guam-1994; GPD Summer Youth Baseball Program; Honorary Ambassador-At-Large to Hollywood; Governor’s Clerical Secretarial Seminar; Guam Fire Department - 1990 Certificate of Appreciation; Distributive Education Clubs of America; Department of Youth Affairs Summer Training; Guam Cable T.V. Summer Reading Program; Tamuning Drum& Bugle Corporation.
Traditional Village Name: Tamuneng-Tomhom • Population: 19,685
• Village Flower: Red Double Hibiscus