Patrick Platero was raised in the Pueblo of Laguna Community and has had the time to learn about the extensive cultural history of my Laguna people. He is a Hopi Fire clan member with ties to the Corn and Roadrunner clan and affiliated with the Village of Paraje. Patrick has an Associate’s degree in Radiologic Sciences from Central New Mexico Community College and has been continuously employed with Presbyterian Healthcare Services for 2 years as a Registered Radiologic Technologist. Currently, he is working towards a Bachelor’s degree in Radiologic Sciences from the University of New Mexico. "I hope to use the knowledge that I have learned over the years to help my Laguna community gain and maintain great access to the world of healthcare. I am proud to serve the Pueblo of Laguna."