José Oliva


José F. Oliva joined the Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation as a Fellow in July 2017. Prior to coming to the Foundation, José worked with nonprofit organizations and local government agencies on initiatives focused on increasing access to higher education, civic engagement, community economic development, and immigrant and refugee rights. Currently, José serves as a Member at Large in the NC Governor’s Advisory Council on Hispanic/Latino Affairs. José received his undergraduate degree in Political Science and Economics from Guilford College, where he was a Bonner Scholar and served as the first Latino Student Body President. José moved to North Carolina from Guatemala in 2011.

José can help provide more information about:

  • ZSR's Exploratory, Visionary Ideas: All for NC Fellowship.
  • ZSR's Non-Profit Internship Program.
  • ZSR's Fellowship and Summer Internship Programs.