Daisy Avelar Rickert


Daisy Avelar Rickert currently serves as the Latino affairs liaison for Prince George’s County executive Rushern L. Baker III. In this role, she is responsible for representing the county executive and serving as his advisor on matters affecting the civil, ailment social, and economic adjustment of the Latino community in Prince George’s County. Rickert assists with developing and implementing initiatives to meet the needs of the county’s multicultural community. Previously, Rickert served as multicultural affairs liaison for the Prince George’s County Office of Community Relations, which allowed her to work with numerous community partners and organizations.

One of her proudest career accomplishments has been to serve as a member of the Langley Park Transforming Neighborhoods Initiative team and as cochair of the Neighborhood Safety and Community Outreach Workgroup—a group of community and government partners working together on the implementation of a strategic plan that is aimed at identifying and addressing challenges, and improving the overall quality of life in the community.

Rickert is a graduate of the University of Maryland, College Park, and holds a bachelor of arts degree in communication. She believes that it is imperative to the future success of the county to educate youth and encourage them to be leaders. Rickert expresses her devotion to and passion for public service through her philanthropic efforts, such as mentoring youth, performing community service projects, and participating in speaking engagements. Rickert is a resident of Prince George’s County and is the proud wife of a Prince George’s County police officer.