Ruby R. Alvarado Hernandez, MA, MNpS, MEd, EdD - Executive Director

Ruby Alvarado Hernandez has been dedicated to the success of Kappa Delta Chi Sorority Inc. since 1999.  As a member, initiated at the Zeta Chapter, Sam Houston State University, in 1996 she has held the national positions of Recording Secretary, Director of Membership and Alumnae Relations, Director of Expansion, National President/Executive Director, Kappa Delta Chi’s representative to the National Association of Latino Fraternal Organizations (NALFO), Chair for Kappa Delta Chi’s Board of Directors and currently is the Executive Director of the Kappa Delta Chi Foundation.  She also has served leadership roles in her local Phoenix alumnae chapter and assists with various programs and training at the Lambda Chapter.  Ruby has also served as NALFO’s Director of Parliamentary Procedure and Chair.


Finally, Ruby works as a high school counselor in Mesa, AZ.  Previous to this position she was a Dean of Students/Athletic Director for a K-12 charter school and was the statewide coordinator for bullying prevention in the state of Arizona at Arizona State University.  She has trained over 50 schools in the Olweus Bullying Prevention Program and continues to be the statewide contact for the internationally known Olweus Bullying Prevention Program.  She was a member and vice president of the State of Arizona’s Charter School Board from 2007-2013. Ruby also serves as a grants committee member for Ballet Folklorico Quetzalli, a 501(c) 3 organization dedicated to teaching the community about the importance of Mexican culture through dance and music.  She spends a large amount of her time serving as her daughter’s Girl Scout Troop Leader and has volunteered with Girl Scouts for over nine years now.  Her dedication to not only volunteering with nonprofit organizations, but also moving them forward with their mission has helped strengthen her skills to advance the Kappa Delta Chi Foundation.