Anissa joined SACFD in April 2023 as Public Education Specialist. Anissa was born and raised in Phoenix, Arizona. She left Arizona to pursue a degree in Elementary Education at Western Colorado University in Gunnison, Colorado.
Anissa received an Endorsement for her degree in Cultural and Linguistically Diverse Education. After graduation, Anissa spent a year student teaching in Central Phoenix and then went on to teach Kindergarten for two years in Buckeye, Arizona.
Anissa and her husband Zac relocated to Denver to pursue new opportunities and live closer to friends and family. In her free time, Anissa enjoys trying new restaurants and spending time with her 15-year-old chihuahua mix, Teresa.