National Director, Advocacy

Elizabeth Armijo headshotElizabeth Armijo is a long-time health promotion advocate and community organizer in New Mexico. She has worked extensively within diverse communities, collaborating with populations who experience disparities and injustices. As a mentor, an employer, and an advocate, she has promoted inclusiveness and cultural awareness in all her initiatives. Her career and life passion have been rooted in promoting access to quality health care, women’s empowerment and racial justice.

Elizabeth Armijo has worked in different capacities with Compassion & Choices since 2012. She started with growing a grassroots base of supporters in New Mexico and leading two legislative campaign initiatives. Her responsibilities were then expanded across multiple states, across the western region, and now nationally.

She is an elected member of the Albuquerque Public Schools Board of Education, currently serves on the board of the NAACP, and is the past president of the New Mexico Heart Hospital Foundation board.

Elizabeth holds a BA in Communications and Journalism from the University of New Mexico and an Executive Education Program Certificate from Harvard Business School.

Elizabeth is the proud parent of two children and enjoys traveling with her partner William.