Diana I. Hastings
Diana I. Hastings (maiden name Salaices) currently serves as Executive Director for the National Association of Latino Credit Unions and Professionals (NLCUP) and Executive Director of the Underserved Communities Foundation (UCF) since August 2021. She is an advocate for underserved, underrepresented, and marginalized communities and has dedicated her career to create and manage programs designed to empower individuals through education, health, and economic development. From 2003-2021 she worked at YWCA El Paso del Norte Region where she served in many different roles, managing the Child Development, School Age, Health and Wellness, Business Development, and Marketing Divisions, as well as numerous federal, state, local, and private grants benefiting the El Paso and surrounding communities.
A first generation Mexican-American, Diana was born in El Paso, TX and was raised in sister city Juarez, Chihuahua Mexico. She attended her formative school years there and moved to U.S. shortly before turning 18. Diana earned a bachelor’s degree in Psychology and a second one in Criminal Justice. She holds a Master of Public Administration in Public Policy and Management and a Graduate Certificate in Non-profit Management and Governance from the University of Texas at El Paso.
Diana is passionate about promoting Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and empowering underserved communities.