Alina has served SoCal community-based organizations over the past 9 years, advocating on behalf of historically resilient communities including women and youth and survivors of trauma, chronic illness, and sexual violence.
Alina received her B.A. in Education with an emphasis in Linguistics from Cal State San Marcos, and she is currently obtaining her M.S. in Industrial-Organizational Psychology at California Baptist University. Alina has experience in Resource Development, Marketing and Communications, and Non-Profit Administration and Operations, having served several non-profit agencies in both North San Diego and Riverside Counties including several Boys & Girls Clubs, the Anti-Bullying Institute, and the Riverside Area Rape Crisis Center where she most recently served as Operations Manager. She currently resides in Temecula with her husband Vince and enjoys going to yoga therapy and listening to podcasts about mental health, leadership, and emotional intelligence.