Lee Ann Llamas

Ph.D. Student

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Lee Ann is a native New Mexican, born and raised in Albuquerque, in the South Valley. She graduated with her Bachelor of Science in Child Development and Family Relations, with a Minor in Spanish, from UNM. She earned her Master of Social Work degree from New Mexico Highlands University in 2002.

Lee Ann is currently employed as a School Social Worker supporting high school students diagnosed with mental illnesses, in a social-emotional support program.

Lee Ann has worked with undocumented victims of domestic violence, providing support and guidance for access to resources to assist with physical, emotional, and mental issues related to their situations.  She has also worked with programs who provide community outreach and advocacy for underserved individuals, including homeless populations and the mentally ill. Lee Ann has provided support for foster and adoptive care placements by performing assessments to ensure the child’s safety and security.