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Lucia Colindres-Vasquez

Lucia Colindres-Vasquez is the Chief Program Officer at Ibero-American Action League, Inc. She has oversight of most Ibero programs and related health initiatives throughout the Finger Lakes and Capital region.

Lucia has 22 years of experience in Community Health and most recently worked for Rochester Regional Health where she led multiple Community Health-DSRIP initiatives, the National Health Service Corps, supported several FQHCs, and the creation and transformation of the Multicultural Resource Center project at the Wilson Multicultural Medical Campus.  Lucia has a B.S. in Social Science-Sociology from SUNY College at Brockport and a Master of Healthcare Administration from Roberts Wesleyan College. She also holds a Family Development Credential from Cornell University.  

Lucia was the Executive Director of the Community Health Workers Association of Rochester, Inc., and is currently the board co-chair. She is the steering committee chair of the Latino Leadership Development Program of United Way of Greater Rochester, and the past Co-Chair of the Latino Health Coalition at Common Ground Health.  Lucia is the Community Health Worker Ambassador for New York State and a CHW leader member of the National Association of Community Health Workers (NACHW).