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Our Staff

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Christian Rodriguez, BSW
Executive Director

Christian majored in Social Work and completed his final field placement at Trinity Center before graduating from the University of Texas at Austin in 2014. Before coming on staff he worked for a campus ministry serving college students in the Central Texas area. Christian’s desire to serve and show compassion, combined with communication and organizational skills, brought him to the center first as our Operations Coordinator, and now as our Executive Director leading our team. In his spare time, Christian enjoys listening to good music, watching movies, and spending time with the people he loves.

Contact Christian at christian@trinitycenteraustin.org

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William Day, BSW
Operations Coordinator

William earned his Bachelor’s in Social Work from the University of Texas in 2020. During his field placement, he gained social work experience through the Goodwill Excel Program with the life coach team. He assisted students with setting goals and creating plans to achieve them to ultimately obtain their diplomas. While not at the center, William enjoys cooking, watching movies, photography, collecting records, and petting his 3-year-old domestic shorthair cat, Eve.

Contact Will at william@trinitycenteraustin.org

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Eunice Garcia, BSW

Case Manager

Eunice received her Bachelor's degree in Social Work from Texas State University in 2019 and completed her final field placement at Trinity Center, where she provided case management to our neighbors. After graduation, Eunice worked as a rehabilitation specialist for Integral Care, where she provided case management and connections to psychiatric prescribers to clients with severe mental illnesses.

 

Born in Mexico, and raised in Austin, Eunice is able to communicate with our English and Spanish-speaking neighbors. Outside of Trinity Center, Eunice enjoys hanging out with her family and friends, dancing, boxing, and playing with her dog. 

Contact Eunice at eunice.g@trinitycenteraustin.org

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Manuela Arango

Volunteer and Communications Coordinator

Manuela holds a Bachelor's degree in Communications and Journalism, with a background in content creation, and digital marketing. Throughout her career, Manuela has worked in different fields such as medical and immigration law, yet Trinity Center holds a special place in her heart. In her own words, it represents the perfect place to utilize her skills to amplify the voices and stories of neighbors, humanize their experiences, and engage the community around us.

 

She is originally from Colombia but has been residing in Austin for the last three years. Manuela likes to spend her free time cooking at home and vlogging delicious recipes on social media. She enjoys reading, dancing, and snuggling with her two cats, Cricket and Bizcocho.

Contact Manuela at manuela.a@trinitycenteraustin.org

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Bishop Turner

Kitchen Aide

Bishop is a loving father of seven children and double retiree. Bishop has been living in Austin since 2008. He loves working for the public, especially here at the Trinity Center! Bishop first joined our team as a volunteer for our computer lab, and is now a keeping our kitchen tidy and fully stocked. 

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Andi Hernandez

Case Management Intern

Andi Hernandez earned her bachelor's in social work from The University of Texas at Austin and is currently working on her master's degree. She has interned with communities in school as a case worker and volunteered with various organizations both in Dallas and in Austin. Andi was born into a family of Mexican immigrants and thus, can assist both our English and our Spanish speaking neighbors. When not at the center, you can often find Andi cuddling with her cat Ponyo, watching silly sitcoms on TV, playing video games, or playing dungeons and dragons with her friends

Contact Andi at internc@trinitycenteraustin.org

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