Choco Meza has served her city, state, and nation in numerous positions helping others to become successful members of society. She owns CGM Consulting firm, a 100% woman owned business. Through her firm, she consults in the U.S. as well as internationally with businesses to reach the next level of achievement. President Obama appointed her to the Commission on Presidential Scholars in 2010. She is a current member of the National Democratic Committee, State Democratic Executive Committee, and a Texas Democratic Party Majority Builder. She has most recently served as the Bexar County Democratic Chair and pulled the group out of hundreds of thousand of dollars of debt. Early in her career, she helped Dr. Charles Cotrell who was president of St. Mary's University, to design the single member districts for the San Antonio City Council. Choco has been involved in drawing up new redistricting plans for voting areas of our state. Additionally, she was the Executive Director of the Young Women's Christian Association for 7 years. During this time frame, Choco purchased the second site for the YWCA, created more after-school sites, increased the programs for the women/girls, and helped increase Hispanic participation with the "Y". Choco was Executive Director of the Partnership for Hope, a Rockefeller Foundation Project wherein she researched the economic backgrounds of poverty level Hispanics and made recommendations to legislatures for strategies to reduce poverty and create pathways to success. Henry Cisneros tapped Choco to be the President of the American Sunrise organization. In that role, she rehabilitated 12 homes which were sold at affordable prices; spearheaded the acquisition of two structures to be developed into additional Learning Centers to increase student enrollment; assisted in helping over 30 senior home owners with emergency rehab projects; and, provided ESL and Citizenship classes for adults. Choco Meza is definitely a METEOR of light in our city, state, and nation!