Valerie first joined the JK Belz team in 2018 as a Government Affairs Associate, and has returned for the 2021 legislative session.

In addition to lobbying, she has an extensive work history is marketing and public relations. She enjoys helping people understand and relate to big ideas, and seeing them come to life. She believes creativity is the key to making solutions impactful, in politics, policy, and in any other great endeavor.

Valerie holds a bachelor’s in Political Science from the University of Nevada, Reno.

 She is passionate about all things food and health related, the environment, art and literature, and her rescue Shih Tzu, Mushu.