Eva was born in Parkview, New Mexico and she moved to Farmington when she was 13 years old. She graduated from Farmington High School in 1979 and then joined the United States Marine Corps. She attended San Juan College and received an associate degree in Business Management and then she attended New Mexico Highlands University and earned a Master’s Degree in Social Work. After graduating, Eva returned to Farmington and has worked in the field of Social Work for 30 years. Eva works with adolescence, teens, adults, and the elderly. She truly believes that if you do the work, you will get better.