Andrea Contreras-Munoz, BSN-RN, Executive Director
Andrea graduated from WCSU with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Andrea became a volunteer of the Hispanic Center in 2009. Since joining the Hispanic Center family, her first project was establishing what is now a community recognized Annual Health Expo and proclaimed by the Mayor of the City of Danbury as Healthy Kids Day. "Camino a la Salud" Community Health Expo was born out of Andreas Senior year’s Nursing project as an undergraduate student. She was the co-facilitator of the first Spanish speaking Cancer Support Group at the Center. In conjunction with other young members, they established the Leadership Council of the Hispanic Center and together developed the Collegiate Development program. She became a board member of the Hispanic Center and due to her continuous believe of the Center’s mission, she became an employee of the Hispanic Center as the In Person Assister to help clients enroll in health insurance and as the Health Educator. She attended the Hispanic Leadership Institute and through her continuing dedication, she became the Interim Executive Director. Andrea holds a very special and keen perception of her community and addressing need in it. She continuously rises to the challenge in finding proactive solutions to community problems. Andrea is currently undergoing her Master’s in Public Health at the University of Connecticut and has embarked on a legal immigration case management and program management series through Catholic Legal Immigration Network (CLINIC), which will complement the immigration legal services the Hispanic Center already provides.