Mrs. Cardenas is a highly organized and detail oriented individual with over 25 years work experience in both the private and public sectors.
She is a past student of St. Gabriel’s Girls R.C. School, Couva Modern Secondary School, Holy Faith Convent, Penal, The University of the West Indies – Open Campus and Ensafe Health and Safety Counselling Services.
She has been certified in Mass Communications, Human Resources Management, Advanced Certification in family/ Marriage and Child and Teenager Counselling and Scout Leader.
For her professional development, she has pursued courses in Advanced Secretarial Development, Time Management, Constructive Negotiation Skills, Using Public Relations for Marketing Success, The Changing Role of the Executive Assistant and Becoming an Effective Supervisor in the Workplace.
Mrs. Cardenas is a part of the Eucharistic Ministry at OLPH as well as a member of the Parish Vocations Committee at OLPH. She has held executive positions on parent teacher councils at both the primary and secondary school levels and she is an executive board member of Trinbago Woodwind and Brass Orchestra. She continues to provide voluntary administrative support services for the different ministries at OLPH. A member of the Shotokan Karate Association and a scout leader with the Scout Association of Trinidad and Tobago, Mrs. Cardenas diverse skills has already proven an asset and a blessing to the parish of OLPH.
Some of her personal mottos are:
- “Never leave anything that you can do today for tomorrow”
- “Always be prepared and have a backup plan B, C and D”
- “In everything give thanks and praise”
- :Never doubt God’s plans for you, he knows best and would always, always point you in the right direction- just trust and believe!: