Community Liaison - Laura Pastor

Doug Berry, Ph.D.

Laura Pastor is the Community Liaison at Phoenix College. In this capacity she implements, communicates, coordinates, and administers the community relations activities at Phoenix College with a variety of internal and external communities and partners throughout the local region.

A Phoenix native, Laura is a fifth-generation Arizonan and current member of the Phoenix City Council as well as a current member of the Phoenix Union High School District Governing Board. Laura is the most recent Chair of the Phoenix City Council Parks, Arts, Education & Equality  Laura also chairs numerous City of Phoenix sub committees.

In August 2000, Laura received her Masters of Public Administration.  She resides in Phoenix with her husband, Henry Cotto, a former major league baseball player and minor league coach.  They have four children, Henry Jr., Claudia, Eduardo and Sophia.