Dr. Alia Rodriguez
Chief Executive Officer
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Dr. Alia Rodriguez is the CEO of the Corona Norco United Way where she supports victims of domestic violence, poverty and homelessness through transformation and sustainability programs and is also a certified Domestic Violence Advocate. Prior to her commitment to non-profit work, she was a well-respected local government professional having worked as the Administative Service Manager for the City of Riverside Fire Department; Senior Management Analyst to the City Manager of Eastvale; Emergency Manager for the City of Moreno Valley; an Emergency Services Coordinator for Riverside County Office of Emergency Services (now known as Emergency Management Department) and former 9-1-1 dispatcher for Cal Fire/Riverside County Fire Department. She has earned two Bachelor’s Degrees, from Cal State San Bernardino in Psychology and Human Development, a Master’s in Public Administration from California Baptist University and completed her Doctorate in Public Administration from CBU in 2020. Alia is also an adjunct professor at CBU in the History and Government Department where she teaches Political Science and Public Policy to undergraduate’s combining both her academic and real world experiences. Alia serves her community as an appointed member of the City of Riverside’s Charter Review Committee where she is tasked with reviewing important City policy such as reports on fraud, waste and abuse, and the mayor’s right to vote. She has received several awards for her work ethic, program development and prides herself on aligning her personal story of adversity with her professional and educational pursuits.
Denisse S. Olguín is the Children & Youth Success Program Manager at Corona-Norco United Way. She works with children and their families to support them through academic and personal growth. In addition to her role as a program manager, Denisse is a certified Domestic Violence Advocate supporting victims and their children in breaking the cycles of domestic violence. Her educational journey began at Norco College, where she received three Associates of Art in Humanities/Philosophy/ Arts; Communication Media/Languages; and Spanish. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies, with a Spanish emphasis, from La Sierra University and is currently working on her Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership at California Baptist University. Denisse became a Certified International Tutor in 2018 and then developed the Homework Club tutoring program at Corona-Norco United Way in an effort to support children from marginalized communities in their academic pursuits.
Ana Calvillo is a recent graduate of Centennial High School, where she graduated with the title of Salutatorian, GPA of 4.88, and ranked #5 out her class of 686. During her high school career she was involved in a multitude of extracurricular activities such as Cross Country, Track, Upward Bound, California Scholarship Fund, Students for Christ, Thirst Project, Relay for Life, and the Corona-Norco United Way Youth Board. Ana has decided to attend UC Irvine in Fall 2021, despite being accepted to several universities such as USC, UCLA, Pepperdine University, UC Berkeley, and more on full academic scholarships. At UC Irvine, she will major in Business Administration with a minor in Psychology, with the vision of continuing to work with disadvantaged youth within the nonprofit sector.
Nancy Bouhebent is a Program Specialist for the Domestic Violence Program within the Corona-Norco United Way. She is a certified Domestic Violence Advocate collaborating with victims to raise awareness of their situation and achieve change. Nancy received her Bachelor of Science degree in Education from the National University of Lujan in Argentina. In her 22 years of teaching, she was a kindergarten teacher, a high school teacher, and an instructor at the National University of Jose C. Paz. At the university level, she taught Investigative Methodology, History, and Study Techniques. Nancy is passionate about education, especially educating the community about domestic violence and getting to the root cause. Working alongside victims of domestic violence is a social commitment that Nancy develops with passion and gratitude.
Maribel Carmona is the Domestic Violence Program Manager at the Corona Norco United Way. She works with victims and survivors of Domestic Violence and their children supporting them to break the cycles of domestic violence and their transition to a violence-free life and is certified by the State of California as Domestic Violence Advocate. Focusing on healthy relationships and education, she has supported the community by working for different non-profit organizations and the Moorpark School District. Prior to that she worked 14 years in local government organizations as a Technology and Information Analyst and Project Manager. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science from the University of Baja California. Maribel has re-developed the domestic violence curriculum so that it is tailored to the specific needs of the clients focusing on the quality of services.