Jena Rodriguez is the communications assistant for OCED. A native of the San Joaquin Valley, Jena was raised in the small farming community of Corcoran. Prior to joining OCED in November 2014, Jena was an intern and volunteer for various nonprofit organizations in the Valley. Her experiences include social media, public relations, events and communications.
Jena works with staff on several initiatives to develop and create marketing and communications materials for OCED initiatives including San Joaquin Valley Manufacturing Alliance and San Joaquin Valley Housing Collaborative. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in mass communication and journalism with an emphasis in public relations from California State University, Fresno in 2014.