Alicia Jirón is the communications associate at Rose Community Foundation. Along with supporting the communications department, she is the project manager for several annual publications and oversees the rcfdenver.org website.
Before joining the Foundation, Ms. Jirón was a patient intake coordinator team lead at Fresenius Medical Care, was the program director of The Futures Academy and GED Preparation at Colorado Youth for a Change, and was the director of the 2-1-1 program for the Metro Denver area at Mile High United Way. Prior to this, Ms. Jirón spent two years on the east coast as an AmeriCorps member and one year as a case manager with the American Red Cross’ September 11th Recovery Program. She received the AmeriCorps Presidential Student Service award two years in a row.
A Colorado native, Ms. Jirón holds a B.S. in business administration with a concentration in computer information systems from Colorado State University. She is a former volunteer with GLBT Community Center of Colorado and Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains. Ms. Jirón enjoys playing tennis and golf in the summer and snowboarding in the winter. She and her wife, Lynnette, share their home with seven furry children including four dogs and three cats.