Background/Experience. Mrs. Elda I. Hernandez is a longtime community activist in Immokalee and has managed the Career Development Program of The Immokalee Foundation for the past five years. Her family moved to the U.S. from Mexico when she was five years old. As migrant farm workers, her family traveled from South Carolina to Immokalee, where they settled permanently.Mrs. Hernandez is a graduate of Hodges University and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration. She is active in numerous community service organizations including Rotary Club of Immokalee, Guadalupe Church, Cinco de Mayo Board of Directors, Leadership Collier Class of 2009, Christmas Around the World, Community Emergency Response Team, Collier Building Industry Association, Immokalee Middle School SAC, and Relay for Life.