Susanna Ledesma-WoodyCandidate for County Commissioner, Travis County, TX
Susanna is a married, working mother of three, her community service has followed the growth of her children. She is a project management specialist at AMD and has a successful career that she balances with family time and community service.
Susanna’s husband is Roy C. Woody Jr. and together they have raised three children in Precinct 4. Caleb is a graduating senior from Del Valle High School and will be attending Huston-Tillotson University in the fall of 2021. Teyla is an eighth-grader at Ojeda Middle School and Lando a first-grader at Smith Elementary.
Susanna was elected in 2011 to the Board of Trustees for Del Valle Independent School District for SMD 7 and has been instrumental in working with other trustees to restructure the District. Susanna is proud of the work she and the other board members have done to create a district that not only focuses on providing an excellent education for students, but also takes pride in diversity and celebrates the talents, identities, and dreams of each student. She is also proud that the district is empowering students to create a solid foundation and appreciation of cultural diversity with positive self-esteem that will enable them to thrive in environments where they may be the minority, as well as, be equipped to recognize injustice and to stand up or speak out for what is right in our global society.
Susanna is a founding member of the Del Valle Community Coalition (DVCC) which she currently serves as the President. As President of DVCC Susanna is committed to making sure residents in Southeast Austin and Travis County are not ignored by city and county planning and are provided better transportation options, reliable access to city and county services, and improved economic development that encourages a strong economy. Over the past year, Susanna and the Del Valle Community Coalition have focused on reducing the spread of COVID-19 and increasing COVID-19 vaccination distribution sites throughout Precinct 4.