Ligaya Eligio was born and raised in the Philippines. She came to America as an immigrant in 1978. She is hard working single mother with three beautiful daughters. Two of her daughters are on their own away from home and have their own families. Her youngest daughter graduated college last year and is currently pursuing her master’s degree. She lived in Watsonville prior to moving to Santa Cruz. She loves it here and this is where she plans to retire. Ligaya Eligio represents an at-large tenant representative on the Board of Commissioners of the Housing Authority of the County of Santa Cruz.