Nena first came to Morgan Autism Center as the parent of a special needs daughter, who was in the school program for 10 years. She joined the Board in 2010 and has been Chair for the past 5 years; part of the team that resulted in Morgan Autism Center’s purchasing a permanent site for their campus in San Jose. She has seen first hand the impact that Morgan Autism Center’s programs have on families and is proud to be a part of an organization that has made a difference in so many lives.
Retired now from a career as a professional fundraiser, Nena is involved in her community through volunteering and teaching Pilates. An avid reader and outdoor explorer, she enjoys hiking, swimming and boogie boarding. Nena holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Art History from George Washington University and an MFA in Dance from Tisch School of the Arts.