Orlanda was born and raised in San Diego, California and moved to Los Angeles 35 years ago. A mother of three grown children and grandmother to three exceptional little people. People skills are her forte. She has work in business operations and sales with the Bell Systems Corporation. She has held her California real estate license for 25 years. She has worked with a non-profit that provides services and options for homeless seniors for the past 10 years. From this association she became member of the community coalition. She became passionate about learning about alternative energy technology and enrolled in a photovoltaics course, at two different campuses, always the only woman in class. She became a volunteer for GRID in 2015 and was proud to work with a women only install team. As an Outreach Coordinator at GRID Alternatives Greater Los Angeles she looks forward to continuing her passion of helping others improve their quality of life and helping leave this a more responsible place to breathe. It is a blessing for her to be a part of the mission of GRID Alternatives.