Roger Garcia was born in Los Angeles and grew up in Columbus, Nebraska. He holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology and Latino/Latin American studies, a Master’s in Public Administration, a Master’s in Theological Studies, and is currently pursuing a Doctorate in Ministry. Since moving to Omaha in 2005, he has actively 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 and the Immigrant Legal Center. For his overall active community involvement, Roger was named one of the Ten Outstanding Young Omahans in 2016. Professionally, Roger has been working in the nonprofit and public sector for over 15 years, currently serving as the Nebraska State Director for the National Center for Families Learning. He also serves in elected office as a member of the Metropolitan Community College Board of Governors where he has served since 2013.
Nebraska SFEC Director
National Center for Families Learning