As a certified Community Health Worker in the state of Oregon, Valle is a passionate advocate for social justice and improving the well-being of her community. She is also a board member of the Columbia Gorge Health Council and currently serves as secretary for the Hood River Public Transportation Board. Her role as Community Program Manager for the Blue Zones Project initiative will be to direct the implementation of the initiative; to work directly with advocates, leaders, and volunteers; and to help drive policy priorities set by the community.