The Kino Border Initiative is happy to announce the following new staff and board members. Congratulations and welcome!
Javier Fierro, KBI Associate Director since May 11, has a background in operations and supply chain management, most recently at Leica-Geosystems Mining, as well as in education, and has been a permanent deacon at the Catholic Diocese of Tucson since 2012.
A KBI volunteer throughout Fall 2011, Joanna Williams started her job as the Director of Education and Advocacy on June 3, and formerly worked as the Project Coordinator of the American Civil Liberties Union Border Litigation Project in Tucson.
Bernadette A. Ruiz, a Tucson-based family law attorney with an LL.M. (Master of Laws) degree in international law, joins the KBI Board of Directors, with the goal of helping to promote justice, fairness and humanity regarding immigration issues at our U.S.–Mexican border.
Steve Haydukovich, a new member of the KBI Board of Directors, is the Assistant Director of Human Resources at the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community. He has been serving as a volunteer for KBI at our annual Phoenix dinner and providing assistance at the comedor since 2009.