Maria AlvaradoMaria Alvarado received her bachelors in Animal Science from Texas A&M University in 2011. Her passion for animal welfare began as a child and grew so strong that she chose Texas A&M at the age of 5 because of their highly regarded veterinary medicine.

Her work background includes veterinary diagnostics, medical devices, veterinary client relations, and pet services. Maria has also enjoyed volunteering with various animal rescue groups in the San Antonio area. Being the Program Coordinator for PAWedu allows Maria to use her knowledge and passion for a great cause.

In her time at Aggieland, she founded the Aggie Knitting, Crafting, And More club. She is married to her high school sweetheart and is the proud pet-mom to Darla the basset hound and Lars the cat. Maria enjoys arts and crafts, the outdoors, and being an aunt.