Waubonsee Community College has appointed Ulysses Diaz of Aurora to the position of bilingual counselor. Most recently, Diaz has served as an outreach counselor with the OMNI Youth Services Agency in Marengo. There he provided life skills development and substance abuse treatment to youth and families. Prior to that role, Diaz gained experience at Suicide Prevention Services, Inc. in Batavia, the Chicago Youth Centers South Shore Advocate Program, and at the DeKalb County Community Services Department. Diaz earned a bachelor’s degree in sociology with a minor in Latino Studies from Northern Illinois University and a master’s degree in social work from the Jane Addams School of Social Work at the University of Illinois at Chicago.