Marisa Salazar

Program Operations Specialist

Marisa is a Specialist on the Program Operations team at IHS. In this role, she supports academic research seminars for faculty and graduate students by handling logistical planning and execution for each event.

Prior to joining IHS, Marisa worked as the Communications Director for Goal Advocacy, a small free-market non-profit in New Mexico, and interned at the Cato Institute. Marisa graduated from New Mexico State University in 2016 with a Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology and minors in Economics and Business Administration. While in school, she was active with Students for Liberty as the West Coast Events Director for their North American Executive Board.

Marisa lives in West Texas where she enjoys hiking with her dogs, Xena and Maya, being adventurous with cooking, and cheering on the Texas Tech Red Raiders!