Hernandez-Williams takes reins of rural Arizona role
Staff Reports | Digital Free Press
Angelica Hernandez-Williams has been promoted to director of rural programs at the Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits.
Ms. Hernandez-Williams of Sierra Vista will replace Robin Hanson, who will retire after six years with the Alliance.
Ms. Hernandez-Williams serves as the Alliance’s rural development manager, helping provide educational opportunities for nonprofits, according to a press release. In her new position, among other things, Ms. Hernandez-Williams will oversee the AmeriCorp VISTA program, the release states.
Ms. Hernandez-Williams has received congressional and state recognition for her work with veterans. She has also been honored as a Top 20 Under 40 in Cochise County and was named one of five Coors Light Líderes of the Year, the release states.
The Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits is a statewide trusted resource and advocate for the nonprofit community. The Alliance’s mission is to unite, strengthen and advance Arizona’s nonprofit sector and is comprised of more than 1,000 members — both nonprofits and those in the community who support them — across the state.
Since 2004, the organization has been dedicated to furthering the common interests of Arizona’s nonprofit community and envisions an Arizona where all nonprofits are valued, empowered and thriving, with support from grassroots efforts like Arizona Gives Day.