West Sacramento, Calif. – Robert Apodaca recently joined Rural Community Assistance Corporation’s (RCAC) Board of Directors

Apodaca currently is the Con Alma Health Foundation vice chair and the San Ildefonso Development Corporation chair. He is a Native American Budget and Policy Institute Board member and was a New Mexico Rural Energy Transmission Authority Board member.

Previously, he was president for New Mexico Communities in Schools where he represented underserved communities and volunteered with schools to assist with food drives, fundraising, mentorships and more. He worked closely with Indigenous communities to support economic and community development, strategic planning, funding and infrastructure development.

RCAC Board members serve three-year terms and may remain on the board for up to four consecutive terms. RCAC’s Board of Directors meets quarterly.

RCAC partners with rural and Indigenous communities to achieve their vision and well-being through technical assistance, training, financial resources, and advocacy. RCAC serves rural communities in 13 western states and western Pacific islands. Services are available to communities with populations of fewer than 50,000, other nonprofit groups, tribal organizations, farmworkers, colonias and other specific populations. RCAC staff provides direct services in program areas including affordable housing, environmental services, economic development, and lending. Learn more about RCAC, HERE