Worldwide Guide to Women in
Ecuador Local Leaders
Also see Ecuador Ministers
Circa 1984 Manager of the Provincial Council and Deputy Chairman of the
Advisory Council Rosa Cecilia Prieto de Castro, Guayas Province
She was chairman of Radical Alfarist Front 1979-84
1986 Governor Rosalia Artenga of ?
Later she became minister, Vice-President and acting President
1988 Governor Juana Maria Vallejo Klaere de Navarro, Guajas Province
She was minister of Tourism 1997-98.
Circa 1997 Deputy Mayor GLadys Calderon de Cordova, Quito
1999-before 2001 Governor Soledad Aguirre de Rengel, Loja
2000-05 Governor Nelly Salinas, Pastanza
2003-05 Governor Rosa Cabezas Ortiz, Esmeraldas
2003-05 Governor Alexandra Cedeño Martínez, Galápagos
2004-05 Governor Gloria Racines Peñaherrera, Cotopaxi
2004-05 Governor Virginia García Dueñas, Manabí
2004-07 Governor Guadalupe Llori, Orellana
2009- Governor of Orellana
A representative of the Plui-national Pachakutik United Movement –New Country, she was detained in the El Inca women's prison in the capital, Quito in 2007 on charges of terrorism, sabotage and fraud. After pressure from Amnesty International she was released and re-elected governor in April 2009
2005-07 Governor Silvia Barrosos, Pastaza
2005-07 Governor Lourdes
Indigenous leader. In 2003 she was Undersecretary of Rural Human Development. Secretary of the Council of Development of the Towns and Nationalities with the rank of Minister in 2005.
2005-07 Governor Marcela Costales, Chimborazo
2005-07 Governor Gladys
Marisela Pazmiño Salazar, Napo
Vice-minister of Women's Affairs in 2003.
Grece Unda Romero,
2005-06 Governor Nancy Lucia Armijos, Sucumbíos
2006-07 Governor Mireya González, Sucumbíos
2007-09 Governor María Pazmiño
2007-09 Governor Elisa Margarita Monar Vargas, Orellana
2008 (March) Acting Governor Zobeida Gudiño Mena, Zamora Chinchipe
Former Police Intendent.
2008-10 Governor Jenny Rodríguez, Zamora Chinchipe
Intendenta General of Police for six months in 2007.
2009 Governor Martha Cecilia Choloquinga Unaucho, Cotopaxi
Governor Nancy Morocho Velaña, Sucumbíos
2009- Governor Sonia Ortega Mosquera, Morona-Santiago
2009- Governor Esthela Raquel Morante Georgis, Pastaza
Governor María Luisa Moreno Intriago, Manabí
2009- Governor Noralma Zambrano Castro, Santa Elena
2011- Governor Alicia Maria Jaramillo Febres, Loja
2011- Governor Gabriela Alejandra Rivadeneira Burbano, Imbabura
-2014 Bertha Molina, Cañar
-2014 Laura Isabel Mafla, Carchi
2014- Doris Merino, Santo Domingo de los Tsáchilasa
Last update 02.09.11