Elke Azpeitia

Veterans Center Coordinator to Receive Women of Achievement Award

The coordinator of services at the Cal Poly Pomona Veterans Resource Center has been selected to receive a 2017 Women of Achievement Award in the 22nd State Senate District.


Elke Azpeitia (’07, philosophy; ’11, master’s in public administration), who led the establishment of the Veterans Resource Center in 2012, will receive the honor during a ceremony on March 24 at the Covina Center for the Performing Arts.

Azpeitia is being recognized for her impact on the lives of military service members, veterans and their families.

“I am humbled and honored. This award is a symbol of Cal Poly Pomona’s commitment to supporting student veteran success,” Azpeitia said. “I am