Meet Team Ramos
Last updated: 9/8/2023
Crystal LaCount (she/her/ella) has been with Team Ramos since the Special Sessions of the 87th Legislature in 2021. She graduated with distinction from Texas State University San Marcos with a MA in History, completing a thesis on "Commemoration, Memorialization, and Mass School Shootings: An Analysis of Collective Memory and Power Structures." Crystal also obtained a BA in History with a minor in Philosophy from the University of Texas RGV. Prior to joining Team Ramos, Crystal taught various history courses at the secondary level for 5 years. In her free time, she enjoys spending time outdoors with her mini-dachshund Gaga, trying new foods, and traveling with her husband.
District and Communications Director
Patricia Meza joined our office in September of 2022 as our Community Outreach Specialist, and has continued her role into the 88th Legislative Session. She was born in Dallas and studied International Relations and Government at the University of Texas at Austin. While attaining her degrees, she worked abroad at the Ministry of Public Administration in the Dominican Republic, conducted research at the Clark’s Center for Australian and New Zealand Studies, and interned at the World Affairs Council of Dallas/Fort Worth. She loves traveling, attending reggaetón concerts, and listening to hours of podcasts.
Maximilian Gannon (he/him) joined Team Ramos as a Legislative Aide at the start of the 88th Legislative Session. He is a graduate of Virginia Tech with a Political Science degree focused in Legal Studies. Though he grew up hiking the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia, he travelled to Austin to pursue a career in the Texas Legislature. With experience working on statewide and local campaigns, he is excited to bring a fresh perspective and creative insights to the team. Max loves to record music with his piano and practice photography in his spare time.
Diana Ramos Sanchez
Diana Ramos Sanchez (she/her) joined our office as a Communications Intern for the Summer of 2023. She was born in Valencia, Venezuela, moved to Dallas at the age of ten, and is now a Senior at The University of Texas at Austin pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Advertising with a minor in Business. Prior to joining Team Ramos, Diana worked as a Social Media Intern for the popular hair brand, INH Hair. She is the oldest of four siblings, and is a dog mom to a pitbull mix. Diana loves going to movie theaters, and her favorite color is pink.