Vice President of Community Health Initiatives: Rosamaria Martinez, MBA, RD, CBC
As Vice President of Community Health Initiatives (CHI), she provides strategic guidance, direction and ongoing support to all programs within CHI (Environmental Health, Healthy Choices, HIV, Parenting Resource Center, Social Services and WIC).
Prior to her current role, she served as Women Infants and Children (WIC) Director; WI WIC Association Board Member and Finance Chair (2015-2017); and WI Breastfeeding Coalition Treasurer (2016-2017). She currently serves on the Board of Directors for Harbor District.
Rosamaria Martinez holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration and Bachelor’s degree in Dietetics, and is a Certified Lactation Counselor. Rosamaria has served in different capacities in her twelve-year tenure at Sixteenth Street Community Health Centers (SSCHC).
Professionally, Rosamaria has worked with culturally and linguistically diverse populations, including Burmese, Hmong, Latino, and African American communities for over 15 years. Rosamaria is fluent in Spanish and grew up in the community served by SSCHC.