Virginia Mendez started at Living Independently in Full Existence (LIFE) as the new LIFE operations manager. Virginia will be filling in for Carlette Gentle, SCN, while she does her studies at St. Louis University. Sister Carlette will be getting a master’s degree in social work with a focus on gerontology.

Virginia is a parishioner and lay minister at St. Martins De Porres Parish and works closely with the parish priest in Belize City. She is a resident of the Southside area. Virginia has experience as a customer service and sales agent at Transparent BPO and Bethel Communications Limited, lab administrative assistant at Belize Council for the Visually Impaired, office manager at Belize Refrigeration Limited, secretary and receptionist at Divine Mercy Church, and volunteer as a cub scout leader.