Name: Daisy Rivera Algarin
Board Position: Past Chair, Reconocimiento Awards
Country of Heritage: Puerto Rico
Daisy Rivera Algarin is the Director of The Neighborhood Service Centers (NSC) for the City of Rochester. In her role, Daisy oversees the operation of the four NSC offices in the community. The primary focus is to enhance customer service and improve the quality of life for all Rochester citizens. In addition, she is part of the La Marketa Planning Team for the North Clinton Avenue Revitalization Project. She has served the City of Rochester since June 2000.
Daisy has served on the following organizations:
- Past Chair of the Board for the Salvation Army
- Latina Woman Scholarship Fund Chair and Founder- (Fund of $127,000 Awarded 19 scholarships)
- Democrat and Chronicle Blogger for UNITE Rochester
- Advisory Board, Center for Urban Entrepreneurship (CUE) at RIT.
Awards and Recognitions
- 2014 Rochester Women’s Network W Award Recipient
- 2014 Girls Scouts of Genesee Valley Woman of Distinction Award
- 2014 YWCA Honorary Chair, Empowering Women’s Luncheon
- 2014 Young Women College Prep Charter School Leadership Award
Daisy has also served in different capacities with Latinas Unidas. She was part of the founding team and has been the chair and now serves as Immediate Past president of Latinas Unidas
She was born in Bronx NY and educated in Rochester. Daisy came to Rochester in 1971. She is married and has three children and two grandchildren.