Rosa Maria became the organization’s CPA in 2002, and in 2009 she accepted the Board of Directors’ invitation to serve on the Board and to act as the CFO of the organization. Rosa Maria graduated with a degree in Business and Administration at the University of Rome, Italy, eventually moving to San Francisco for a job as an audit manager. She soon became a CPA and has had a private practice, providing consulting, accounting, auditing, and tax services, for many years. During the 5 years she took off to raise her children, she volunteered in various school activities and was PTA treasurer. When not working, she enjoys traveling to foreign countries, hiking, and scuba diving.