Nairka Joe Treviño-Müller

Press Secretary

Nairka Joe Treviño-Müller is currently the Press Secretary of the Puerto Rico Federal Affairs Administration (PRFAA), Office of the Governor of Puerto Rico in Washington, D.C. a position she has hold since September 2019.

Prior to her appointment, Nairka worked in different capacities at the office, she was a Policy Advisor  to the Government Affairs Division,  and also held the position of Policy Coordinator with a portfolio of several issues, Agriculture (Welfare & Nutrition), Healthcare, Environment, Energy, Science and Technology, Statistics, Developmental Disabilities, and Interstate Commerce. She began her tenure in 2017 working as an Assistant to the Director of Communications, where she learned the ins and outs of the Communications shop in Washington, D.C.   

She subsequently promoted to the Government Affairs Division where she worked as a Policy Coordinator Treviño Müller was later appointed as a Policy Advisor to the division.

She moved to Washington, D.C. on June 2016 where she immediately began working for the Hillary for America Campaign on the D.C. Press Team in Washington, D.C. She also worked as an Editor for Multilingual Solution, Inc. in the Business Solutions Division, as translator executing work for the U.S. Department of State, Department of Justice, Blackboard, and IBM.

She was Vice President of Juventud Progresista and Vice President of PRSSA Puerto Rico Statehood Student Association, Mayagüez Chapter, she is also a member of the Graduate School of Political Management Student Association and since August 2017 a member and a writer for the International Association of Professional Writers & Editors.

Treviño-Müller has an extensive background on research in public policy recognized in International symposiums. Her honors thesis: “Knowledge of Lawyers and Police Officers from the West Region of Puerto Rico on the Factor that influence the   elucidation of criminal cases” was chosen for the European Society of Criminology, Eurocrim, 14th in Prague, Czech Republic, for the International Police Executive Symposium “Police Governance and Human Trafficking” 26th in Thailand, and the “Urban Security: Challenges for the 21st Century Global Cities.” in Washington D.C.

As part of her professional career she has interned at the Office of the Senate in Puerto Rico and also the Department of Family Services.

Nairka holds a B.S. degree conferred with honors in Political Science with a minor in International Relations from the University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez Campus and a M.P.S. from The George Washington University in Political Management with a concentration in Political Communications, Corporate Public Affairs, and Speechwriting.

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