Millennium Magazine_6th Ed

331 Millennium - A Marquis Who’s Who Magazine CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER, PRESIDENT, FOUNDER Huntoon-Van Rensalier Underground Railroad Foundation San Diego, CA U pon discovering her African-American ancestry in her teenage years, Dolores M. Van Rensalier made it her mission to search for her roots. Now a research genealogist of more than 55 years and member of the National Council of Negro Women, Ms. Van Rensalier is the president and founder of Huntoon-Van Rensalier Underground Railroad Foundation. Notably, in 2014, she led the board to fund and build a prestigious monument on the site, where she discovered her great-grandfather was an abolitionist. The monument features 161 personalized bricks, fortifying the abolitionist legacy of transcending race. Backed by a BA in English from California State University, Long Beach from 1976, in Ms. Van Rensalier’s career she has been an analyst/project leader for the Los Angeles Department of Recreation and Parks, City of Los Angeles Community Development Department, Watts Labor Community Action Committee and a rehabilitation counselor for the New Jersey State Council for the Blind. Ms. Van Rensalier has authored multiple works and is backed by various awards and recognitions from the states of New Jersey and California. DOLORES M. VAN RENSALIER SOCIAL SERVICES AND NONPROFIT