Dominic Rodriguez was born and raised in Tucson, Arizona. He graduated from Tucson High School and went on to obtain a bachelor’s degree in Journalism from the University of Arizona in 2005, then a master’s degree in Public Administration from Northern Arizona University in 2009. He currently works for Arizona Cooperative Extension within the University of Arizona. He is the Chief Operations Officer for Extension overseeing operations for all county offices as well as all Tribal offices across the state and five agricultural centers.
His son (also named Dominic) is a current sophomore at the U of A majoring in biology. He and his wife, Bernice (also employed with the university) have two additional children who are on a path to attend the University of Arizona: Dakota, 16, and Bianca, 14. In his spare time, he enjoys spending as much time with his family, drinking craft beer, playing golf, and training in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.
- Bachelor’s in Journalism, The University of Arizona in 2005
- Master’s in Public Administration, Northern Arizona University in 2009