Rafael Rivera Ortega
|Rafael "June" Rivera Ortega|
|Member of the Puerto Rico House of Representatives from the 28th District|
January 2, 2005
|Preceded by||Felito Marrero|
November 10, 1969 |
San Juan, Puerto Rico
|Political party||New Progressive Party (PNP)|
|Alma mater||Interamerican University of Puerto Rico|
Rafael "June" Rivera Ortega (born November 10, 1969) is a Puerto Rican politician affiliated with the New Progressive Party (PPD). He has been a member of the Puerto Rico House of Representatives since 2005 representing District 28.
Early years and studies
Since his years in college, Rivera worked as Sub-manager for Rivera's Commercial, Inc. in his hometown. He is also a former member of the Board of the Association of Retailers, Professionals, and Civic Leaders of Naranjito, and of the Chamber of Commerce of Puerto Rico.
Rivera began his political career with the New Progressive Party as a voting college employee, and then as both coordinator and president of electoral units. He also served as State Director of the PNP Youth.
Rivera has a daughter called Amaia Kamilah Rivera Morales.