Bernice Rodriguez

Bernice Rodriguez

Program Coordinator, Indigenous Resilience Center

Bernice Rodriguez is the Program Coordinator for the Indigenous Resilience Center where she will focus on implementation and activities to Native-FEWSS (Native Food, Energy & Water Security and Sovereignty) and Transformational Network and Indigenous Food, Energy and Water Security and Sovereignty (Indige-FEWSS).   She is a member of the Pascua Yaqui Tribe and developed budget oversight and program coordination capabilities working for various departments in New Pascua on Tucson’s southwest side.  Bernice transitioned to the University of Arizona in 2017 working with the Dean of Students Office before moving to Diversity and Inclusion in 2019 supporting the institutions’ seven Inclusion and Multicultural Engagement Student Centers. Bernice is an undergraduate student with the College Public Health and is working to complete her bachelor’s degree in the Spring of 2024.

Bernice is honored to be with the Indigenous Resilience Center and is looking forward to supporting community partners and the University of Arizona students, faculty and staff.  To learn about IRes updates, opportunities, and events, please join our mailing list.