Daria served 6 years in the army including tours in Vietnam and received an Honorable Discharge in 1973. She worked various jobs until realizing that she needed to complete her formal education. In 1982 she graduated with a B.S. in Physics & Mathematics and went to work as a Programmer/Analyst and had 33 years of experience in Software and Cybersecurity Engineering before retiring in 2015.
In 1995 Daria’s life changed when she suffered the loss of her spouse. She became a single parent to her two daughters, then ages 7 and 9. In 2000 she moved her family from California to Scottsdale to accept a position with General Dynamics.
While raising her children and maintaining her career, Daria has been active in the local community and served on the Scottsdale City Human Relations Commission. Daria attended the Scottsdale City Government 101, Citizens Police Academy, Citizens Fire Academy. Citizens Water Academy, and the FBI Citizens Academy.
Daria knows that affordable healthcare and quality public education are critical to having a healthy, educated workforce. Providing a first-class infrastructure along with a healthy, educated workforce will attract new business and more jobs for Arizonans.
“We must take Arizona FORWARD in providing opportunities for ALL to live healthy, happy, productive lives.”