Ramon Meraz

Ramon Meraz
Los Cien Sonoma County
Board Member

Board member since 2023

Ramon Meraz was Born in Chihuahua, Mexico, grew up in Huntington Beach, California, and moved to Santa Rosa in 1992. Ramon received a degree in Latino Chicano Studies from Sonoma State University and worked in hospitality for over twenty years. Ramon earned the “Spirit of Sonoma” in 2014 from the Sonoma County Lodging Association.

After serving for five years on the Sonoma County Commission for Human Rights, Ramon returned to SSU to study Urban Planning. After graduating, Ramon joined the AmeriCorps VISTA program, through which he worked in the Honolulu Mayor’s Office of Housing. He then managed an island-wide tobacco cessation program for Malama Pono Health Services in Kauai for two years.

Ramon is passionate about building healthy communities and is thrilled to return to the housing advocacy world. Ramon lives with his partner Terah, who works as a charge nurse at Kaiser Hospital in Santa Rosa, and his 15-year-old chihuahua, Lentil.