Danielle Chavez is an aspiring student affairs and higher education professional and a candidate for the Four-Year Combined Bachelor of Arts and Master of Mass Communication Program through Barrett, the Honors College and the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University. She is an avid supporter of Republican politics.
Raised in Brownsville, Texas, Danielle graduated as a National Hispanic Scholar—the highest honor given to Hispanic students in the nation—from the Homer Hanna High School Technology & Medicine Magnet Program.
She is the currently marketing coordinator for Devils After Dark, a university-wide programing initiative, and Senior Community Assistant for University Housing on her campus. Danielle has also served as Director of Public Relations for the Undergraduate Student Government Downtown.
In high school, Danielle co-founded her school's Republican club and a political blog, Write for the Right. She was a committed volunteer for her county's Republican Party and actively campaigned for Sen. John McCain in 2008. Danielle helped organize the Cameron County Tea Party and was a guest speaker at a rally in 2009.
Danielle has worked with many campaigns to elect conservatives to office. Danielle worked on the New Media Team for the Campaign to Re-Elect former Republican Party of Texas Chairman Cathie Adams and was a social media intern with Texans for Rick Perry. She has also worked with the campaign to elect Adela Garza to Congress.
Danielle continues her activism in partisan politics as a staff writer for Texas GOP Vote and Red County.
Danielle has also served as a public relations intern for non-profit organizations, including the Grammy Award-winning Phoenix Chorale and RE/MAX of San Antonio and Children's Miracle Network's Annual Charity Golf Tournament.
After graduation, Danielle plans to work at a university in student affairs before completing an Ed.D in Higher Education Administration.