Councilmember Vierra was born in Washington but grew up in the Central Valley with her two younger brothers. Both her parents are from the Hilmar area. She attended school in Modesto where she graduated from Modesto High in 1992. She moved to Ceres in 2002 to raise her four children Rosalind, Angelique, Adriana and Jose.
After high school, she attended Modesto Junior College, where she works today as a Student Success Specialist. She then transferred to a private university and obtained her Bachelors and Masters Degree in Business. In addition, she obtained her legal assistant and medical assistant certificates. She is a Certified Success Coach and operates a small local business. She also has served on various non-profit boards, Ceres Measure H Committee and county committees over the years.