Rita Alsina
2060 W. Chase Ave., 3-A
Chicago, IL 60645
Ph: (773) 743-3722
Fx: (773) 274-3469



1993 - Present Lone Tree Area Girl Scouts Council, Oak Park, Illinois.
Responsible for recruitment, supervision, retention and termination of volunteers in charge of delivering the Girl Scout program in six western suburbs cities. Responsible for initiating and implementing collaborations with other agencies. Including developing methods of outreach into the Hispanic community. Responsible for reporting to, and maintaining relations with, United Way, and other funding entities.
1983 - 1993 CONSULTANT: Chicago, Illinois.
Expert in Administrative Procedures with special emphasis on hiring, training and supervision of administrative personnel. Proficient in several word processing and accounting softwares (Q&A, Open Systems, WordStar, WordPerfect 5.1, Windows, etc.). Translator, editor and proof reader for commercial publications English/Spanish. Advise clients with regards to employee benefits, insurance, equipment, and communications needs. Seminars on Hispanic Cultural Diversities for non-Hispanic audiences.
January 1990 - October 1991 BUSINESS MANAGER: Neck & Back Clinic, Ltd., Chicago, Illinois.
Responsible for the overall administration and management of a $2M health related corporation. Included: development of budgets, personnel systems and procedures, payroll systems, purchasing, inventory management control and accounts payable/receivable. Selection and implementation of in-house computerized billing system.
November 1, 1989 - December 31, 1989 INVESTIGATOR: Illinois Department of Human Rights, Chicago, Illinois.
Investigated employment discrimination complaints. Through interviews and research of evidence; settled cases.
1984 - 1989 BUSINESS MANAGER: Fagor Automation Corporation, Elk Grove Village, Illinois.
Duties similar to those at Neck & Back Clinic plus being in charge of order processing, invoicing, and collection. Inside sales, and all customer service related complaints.
1982 - 1983 MANAGER: Three Way Corporation. San Jose, California.
Responsible for customized order processing involving cost/labor and profit margin analysis. Set up collections procedures reducing accounts receivable by 60%.
1980 - 1982 MANAGER, MARKETING ADMINISTRATION: Orrox Corporation
Santa Clara, California.
1977 - 1980 SUPERVISOR, SALES ADMINISTRATION: Ampex International
Redwood City, California.
1973 - 1977 ASSISTANT TO REGIONAL MANAGER: International Video Corporation.
Sunnyvale, California.


October 1997 Illinois Association of Non Profit Organizations, Chicago, "Non Profit Certificate Program"
September 1997 Prevention First, Chicago, Certificate on "Effective Group Facilitation"
December 1996 SkillPath, Chicago, Certificate on "Coaching and Team building Skills for Managers and Supervisors"
June 1995 Prevention First, Chicago, Certificate on "Understanding Culture: Beyond Race and Gender"
March 1994 Macy Training Center, New York, "Membership Basics"
1989 ABRI Institute of America, Chicago, Illinois Pre-Licensing hours requirements on Law, Life, Accident, Health, Property, Auto and Casualty
1988 Business Law Institute, Chicago, Certificate on "Employment Regulations in Illinois"
1983 International Trade Institute, Inc., Albuquerque, Certificate on "Documentation Preparation from Quotation to Collection"
1976, 1978 West Valley College - Supervision & Management Certificate.
San Jose, California. Level I and Level II
1978 Mission College - Contract Law Certificate.
Santa Clara, California
1975 Mission College - International Business Law Certificate,
Santa Clara, California
1960 Bachelor of Arts, Escuela del Hogar, La Habana, Cuba.


Co-Founder, Unidad Cubana, Illinois, June 1998.


Advisory Board, Cuban Association of Bilingual Teachers and Teachers of Spanish, Chicago, 1989 to 1993.

Advisory Board, World Federation of Cuban Political Ex-Prisoners, Chicago Chapter, 1990 to Present.

Delegate, P.R.C. (A), Chicago, Illinois, 1990 to Present.


Chair Membership Committee, Latino Prevention Network, Chicago 1998 - Present.

President, Unidad Cubana, Chicago 1998 - Present.

President, Chase manor Condominium Association, Chicago, May 1998 to Present.

Vice President, Association of Cuban Former Political Prisoners, Chicago 1997 - Present.

Vice President, Junta Patriotica Cubana, Chicago 1996 - 1998.

Vice President, Community Services Council of Leyden Township, 1996 - 1997.

Board of Directors, Cuban American Chamber of Commerce Credit Union, Chicago, 1992 - 1994.

Treasurer, Junta Patriotica Cubana, Illinois, 1991 - 1994. Responsible for increased contributions to the National Assembly at the annual convention meeting of the association by insisting that the money is better put to use by enabling the National President's ability to represent the organization in various world's forum than by local chapter's keeping money in the bank.

Treasurer, Cuban American Chamber of Commerce of Illinois, Chicago, 1992. Administered daily treasury operations. Responsible for budgets, systems and accounting procedures for auditors. Program development for fund raising purposes. Support President's office in the areas of public and corporate relations and networking.

Chair, Funding Committee, Hispanics in Vocational Education, Chicago, 1992-92. Administered annual dinner program; tickets sales, scholarship recipients and annual meeting program.

President League of United Latin American Citizens, Council 5205, Chicago, 1990-91. Responsible for developing programs in the areas of education, Responsible for the Convention Delegation to the Illinois State organization. Served as National Delegate representing issues and concerns to Hispanics in the areas of citizenship and education through the presentation of resolutions. Responsible for networking with other organizations for the recruitment of members. Assisted in the orientation and training of new members.

Board of Directors, Latin American Chamber of Commerce, Chicago, 1987-89. Collaborated in the creation of the Hispanic Entrepreneurial and Training Institute. Developed and implemented technical training sessions for small business owners. Managed fund raising events for the organization.

Executive Board of Directors, Hispanic Alliance for Career Enhancement, Chicago, 1985-1990. Developed and implemented membership drives and programs for professionals, college students and corporate representatives resulting in a 30% increase in a 2 year period. Managed social committee activities. Planning, coordination and implementation of networking events. Liaison to corporate donors. Developed networking programs for Board and key leaders throughout the city. Developed systems for successful registration of 2000 plus regional conference participants.