NFPA Welcomes New Workforce Program Manager

arlenArlensiu Garcia Novelli (Arlen) joined NFPA on September 6 as Workforce Program Manager for middle and high school programs. She comes to us having recently worked as the Membership Manager to the Scoliosis Research Society.

Arlen was born in Venezuela and moved to Wisconsin when she was 17 years old, so she is a native Spanish speaker. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Communicative Arts with an emphasis in Public Relations and a minor in Digital Cinema and Media Productions from Wisconsin Lutheran College. She is currently working on her Masters in Strategic Communications. While pursuing her education she held internships at Cristo Para Todas Las Naciones and Interfaith Older Adult Programs, Inc. in public relations/marketing roles.

Arlen will be responsible for promoting NFPA’s middle and high school workforce programs including the Fluid Power Action Challenge and Student Career Connections.

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