Introducing Lissette Ortiz-Teleweck – Ms. Oktoberfest in 2022.
Lissette is a Florida native who has spent her entire life in the Cape Coral area. She is an alumnus of Mariner High School and the University of South Florida. She has a bachelor’s degree in Public Health and is currently working on her master’s in Public Administration at Florida Gulf Coast University. Since 2019, she has worked as a program coordinator for the Harry Chapin Food Bank, where she manages a senior food assistance program, serving more than 2,500 seniors in the tri-county area. Prior to her work at the food bank, she served as a rural health education volunteer with the United States Peace Corps in Belize. During her two-year tenure, she worked with community partners and local government officials to improve knowledge surrounding hygiene and disease prevention for adults and children.
Her future goal is to be the director of a non-profit that helps underprivileged children and families.
As Ms. Oktoberfest 2022, Lissette is looking forward to play an active part in the community she loves, supporting the community and the German American Social Club, and following in her mother-in-law’s footsteps, Ms. Angela Teleweck, who served as Ms. Oktoberfest in 1998.