Eliana Rodriguez joined Junior State of America (JSA) as director of marketing & communications in April 2022. As a member of the leadership team, Eliana is responsible for developing marketing and communications strategies to advance the mission and impact of JSA. Those strategies include public relations, content marketing, website, advertising, and digital. Eliana brings over 12 years of experience leading the marketing and communications efforts for national and local nonprofits in San Antonio, TX. She has held positions at the Texas Research & Technology Foundation, San Antonio Botanical Garden, San Antonio Area Foundation, and NALCAB—National Association for Latino Community Asset Builders. Eliana is an active and founding board member of Promesa Academy Charter School, a public school delivering high-quality education rooted in equity, love, and innovation to one of San Antonio's most underserved communities. Eliana is bilingual and received her B.A. in Communications Arts from Our Lady of the Lake University in San Antonio, TX.