Roger Garcia, Vice President for Family and Community Engagement
Roger Garcia was born in Los Angeles and grew up in Columbus, Nebraska. He holds a bachelor’s in psychology and Latino/Latin American studies, a Master’s in Public Administration, a Master’s in Theological Studies, and is currently finishing a Doctorate in Ministry. Since moving to Omaha in 2005, he has extensively engaged in civic and community activities, such as co-founding the Metro Young Latino Professionals Association (MYLPA) and serving on the boards for the Women's Center for Advancement, the Immigrant Legal Center, and the Child Saving Institute. For his active community involvement, Roger was awarded the prestigious Ten Outstanding Young Omahans award. Professionally, Roger has been working in the nonprofit and public sector for over 16 years, currently serving as the Vice President for Family and Community Engagement and has also served his community through elected office, recently concluding two terms on the Metro Community College Board of Governors and now serving as the Douglas County Commissioner for District 1 which covers South and Downtown Omaha.