Alex Zamora earned his BA in Politics & Economics and Theatre, with a minor in History, from Albertson College of Idaho. He completed a Graduate Certificate in PACs and Political Management from George Washington University, and Master of Social Work, with clinical concentration, from Northwest Nazarene University. He also obtained extensive post-graduate training in school counseling from Boise State University.
Currently, Alex works fulltime as the Human Services Program Specialist for the 2-1-1 Idaho CareLine, a program of the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare. Alex has served as school counselor for an alternative 7-9th grade program, along with working in medical social work roles, providing youth substance abuse prevention education, offering individual psychotherapy, and teaching as adjunct faculty for the College of Western Idaho.
In addition to professional roles, community involvement includes currently serving as a member of Idaho Advisory Council for HIV & AIDS and Idaho Hispanic Caucus. Alex has organized behavioral health trainings focusing on Latino specific issues. Alex has been a featured presenter to community members, mental health providers, and elected officials on various topics such as professional ethics, cultural competency, and mental health interventions for population with HIV/AIDS, Hispanic voting trends, elder care, and school bullying.