Alma Hernandez has over 20 years experience working in rural, largely immigrant, communities developing leadership through cooperative efforts and placing community members at the forefront of decision making processes. As a director of the Guadalupe's Little House by the Park, her focus has included the promotion of open, communal,multicultural, and artistic spaces. Successful collaborative efforts include Ciclovia in the City of Guadalupe and Dual Immersion in Santa Maria.
Currently, she serves as chair of the Dune's Center Internal Affairs Committee and Board and as Vice President on the CAUSE Board of Directors. Alma was born in Arizona to a first generation immigrant family from Mexico and holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Cal Poly and a Masters in Public Administration from Cal State Northridge.
Alma loves the outdoors, hiking, biking, running, spending time wither two favorites young people, Vicente and Catalina, and promoting good health for family and community members alike.