Worldwide Guide to Women in Leadership
Female Heads of the Parliament of Costa Rica
(female Suffrage 1949)

See also Costa Rica Ministers

The name of the parliament is Asamblea Legislativa. A new Presidium is elected each year on 1. May.

1986-87 President Dr. Rose Mariey Karpinsky Dodero de Morillo
Until 1976 Ambassador to Israel, 1994-97 to Spain and France etc., 1997 candidate for the post of 1. Vice-President

1994-95 Second Prosecretary María Luisa Ortíz Messeguer
1995-97 First Prosecretary

1995-96 Vice-President María Carmen Valverde Acosta
1997-98 Second Prosecretary

1997-98 Vice-President Maria Lydia Valverde Sanchez

1998-2000 Vice-President Rina Maria Contreras López [de Maddriz de Mezerville]
2000-01 President
President of Partido Unidad Social Cristiana from 2001 and Minister of the Presidency 2002-
03 and appointed Ambassador to OAS in 2004. (b. 1950-)

1999-2000 2. Secretary Irene Urpi Pacheco
(b. 1937-)

2002-03 2. Secretary Lilliana Salas Salazar

2002-03 2. Prosecretary Carmen Gamboa Herrera

2003-04 1. Secretary Gloria Valerín Rodríguez
Former Minister of Women's Affairs. Vice-Presidential Candidate in 2006.

2003-04 2. Prosecretary Rocío Ullao Solano

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4-05 2. Prosecretary Elvia Navarro Vargas
2005-06 1. Prosecretary

2005-06 1. Secretary Daisy Serrano Vargas

2006 Vice-President Clara Silvia Zomer Rezler
2006-07 1. Secretary

2006 1. Secretary Sadie Bravo Pérez

2006 Prosecretary Janina del Vecchi Ugalde

2006-07 Vice-President Evita Arguedas Maklouf

2006-07 Prosecretary Yalile Esna Williams

2007-08 and 2009-10 1. Secretary
Xinia Nicolás Alvarado

2007-08 1. Prosecretary Sandra Quesada Hidalgo
2008-09 1. Secretary
2009-10 1. Prosecretary

2008-10 Vice-President Maureen Ballestro Vargas

2010-11 Vice-President Annie Saborío Mora
2013-14 2. Secretary

2010-11 1. Secretary Mireya Zamora Alvarado

2010-11 2. Secretary Ileana Brenes Jiménez

2011-12 1. Vice-President Patricia Pérez Hegg

2011-12 1. Prosecretary Gloria Bejarano Almada

2012-13 1. Secretary Rita Chaves Casanova

2012-13 2. Secretary Xinia Espinoza Espinoza

2013-14 2. Prosecretary Elibeth Venegas Villalobos

2014-15 1. Vice-President Marcela Guerrero Campos

2014-15 1. Prosecretary Nidia María Jiménez Vásquez

2014-15 2. Prosecretary Laura María Garro Sánchez




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