Director of Human Resources

Dina Hidalgo currently serves as part of the senior management team, as the Director of Human Resources. Dina is responsible for developing and directing a wide range of Human Resources programs and policies to advance and maintain effective employee relations, recruitment and training, organization development, in addition to participating in strategic development and planning for the District.

In January 2011, Dina joined the District with over 10 years of experience in Human Resource Management and Organization Development. Previously, she worked as the Director of Human Resources and Organization Development for WISE & Healthy Aging, a nonprofit social services organization for seniors and older adults. As Director of Human Resources & Organization Development, Dina designed and implemented key organization initiatives including workforce planning, payroll administration, training, and performance management. She was also an integral player in the successful merger and acquisition process of two nonprofit organizations. Prior to working at WISE & Healthy Aging, Dina served in the Public Relations and Human Resources Departments at Cedars-Sinai Health System.

Dina is a certified Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR). She holds a Master's degree from Antioch University in Organization Management with a concentration on Human Resource Management, as well as a Bachelor's degree from UCLA in Sociology, with a specialization in Business Administration.