US Forest Service

Southern California Consortium


Southern California Consortium
701 North Santa Anita Avenue
Arcadia, CA 91006

(626) 574-5347

About Us

For more information about the Southern California Consortium please contact:

  • Fabian Garcia - Program Director
  • 701 N. Santa Anita Avenue
  • Arcadia, CA 91006
  • (626) 574-5349 PHONE
  • (626) 446-0355 FAX
  • Email:

Or you may use our contact form.

Southern California Consortium Staff

Fabian Garcia - Program Director    

CSU, Los Angeles - M.A. in Educational Foundations

UCLA – B.A. in Chicana/o Studies / Minor in Spanish

CSU, Fresno - Certificate in Non-profit Management
(American Humanics)

Provides overall program leadership and coordination for matters relating to the implementation of the SCC. Aligns the program with the goals and objectives of the US Forest Service GPRA Strategic Plan, Presidential Executive Orders, and the Regional Forester's partnership and collaboration priority. Serves as principle liaison between government agencies, non-profit organizations, local businesses, school districts, as well as colleges and universities. Collaborates to develop supportive services, outreach, recruitment, and career/school counseling to the urban areas.
Angelina Rios - Job Placement Coordinator

Over 8 years of service with the US Federal Government

Experience in administration, budget and public relations

Angelina Rios connects and places students in career employment opportunities within the Forest Service. She assists with career counseling and resume writing, while assisting supervisors with the hiring process. Angelina is also responsible for conducting outreach and recruitment, plans and organizes community outreach events, career training workshops, and program events. Angie also serves as office manager.
Alan Hernandez - Marketing Coordinator


University of La Verne- M.S. Business Mangement and Leadership, 2012

University of La Verne- B.A. Design & B.A. Music

Alan is responsible for the marketing component of the Southern California Consortium. He creates all printed publications and presentations for the consortium. He is the editor of the SCC quarterly newsletter and serves as the consortium’s webmaster. Alan also assists with outreach events and helps maintain the consortium’s databases.

Jonar Rodrigo - Urban Outreach Coordinator


BA Telecommunications Management 2003,
Devry University Pomona

Wildland Resources Certificate of Achievement, Fall 2011

Jonar develops, coordinates, and administers the Stewardship Academy and the Leadership Camp, where high school students become stewards of the land, while being exposed to natural resources. He provides environmental education and leadership opportunities to diverse, under represented youth. Jonar also encourages higher education and serves as a mentor to the Eco-warriors, an environmental science club at Los Angeles Santee Educational Complex.

Jason Anderson- Outdoor Education Coordinator


Public Administration undergrad, University of Phoenix

Current Pasadena Human Services Commissioner

Jason is the Program Lead for the Youth Conservation Corps – Forest Service initiative to connect young people with nature, provide employment opportunities and promote the importance of education. In addition, he facilitates grant funding research and assists in proposal writing, while continuously developing environmental education curriculum. Jason’s activity in diverse communities provides them a role model and supports the vision of the SCC.

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