Development & Fundraising StaffRMarianoCINC2023-02-17T10:38:20-07:00
Adolfo VelazquezDirector of Development
Adolfo Velazquez, a Coachella Valley native, sits as the Director of Development with California Indian Nations College. He holds a double bachelor’s degree from UCLA in Sociology and Anthropology as well as a master’s in Public Administration (MPA) from CSUSB. He brings over five years of community and government relations, as well as economic development and grant writing experience to the college. Adolfo has worked with many local and state level governmental offices and non-profits in the past with an emphasis on contract management and fundraising. He is determined to bring continued success and the well-deserved community recognition to the mission of CINC and the resiliency of the student body. On his free time, one can find Adolfo at his family’s date farms, testing new BBQ recipes on the grill, or working with friends on classic cars. Contact me at 760-278-0616
Regina Vasquez (Díne)Grants & Communications Associate
Regina Vasquez is from the Díne Nation. She is Bitter Water Clan born for Red House Clan. Her maternal grandfather is Salt People Clan and her paternal grandfather is Water’s Edge Clan.
Currently, she is both a student and a staff member for the California Indian Nations College as the Fundraiser & Grants Associate in the Development Department. With her experience in technology and the desire to learn, she has a passion to help in anyway possible. Her goal is to be an integral part of grants and fundraising for the college and for the students’ future.
On the personal side, she has been married to Paul Vasquez for 23 years and has 4 children and 1 grandchild. It is through the success of her children that has given her the push to go back to school and get a degree. With all her children being adult children, any spare time is given to crafts and volunteer work.
Please feel free to get to know our soon-to-be graduate and new hire! Contact me at 760-278-8316