2011 HNBA Elections – Meet the Candidates!

NATIONAL BOARD (EXECUTIVE OFFICERS):
President-Elect Candidates:
Sean Andrade (Los Angeles, CA)
Peter M. Reyes, Jr. (Minneapolis, MN)
Vice President of Regions Candidates:
Karina Ayala-Bermejo (Chicago, IL)
Miguel A. Pozo (Roseland, NJ)
Vice President of Programs Candidate:
Lawrence Valdivieso (Los Angeles, CA)
Vice President of External Affairs Candidates:
Celeste Villarreal (Austin, TX)
Mauro Wolfe (Mountainside, NJ)
Vice President of Sections and Committees Candidate:
Cynthia Mares (Denver, CO)
Vice President of Membership Candidates:
Elia Diaz-Yaeger (New Orleans, LA)
Liz M. Lopez (Washington, DC)
Secretary Candidates:
Maria Fernandez-Williams (Briarcliff Manor, NY)

Christina Vigil (Albuquerque, NM)
REGIONAL PRESIDENTS:
Region I (CT, ME, MA, NH, RI, VT):
Rene Ortega
Region III (NJ):
Anna Maria Tejada
Region V (DC, MD, VA, WV):
Daniel D. Santos
Juan M. Sempertegui
Region VII (AL, GA, MS):
Vacant
Region IX (IL, IN, MI, WI):

Leopoldo Lastre

Region XI (IA, MN, MO, ND, SD):
Melisa Lopez Franzen
Region XIII (CO, KS, NE, WY):
Meshach Rhoades
Region XV (NM, UT):
Roxie P. Rawls- De Santiago
Region XVII (Northern CA, HI):
Helen Santana
  • Candidate Statement
  • Endorsements
    (pending)
Region XIX (Puerto Rico):          Vacant

**Regional Presidents from HNBA Regions II, IV, VI, VIII, X, XII, XIV, XVI, and XVIII are not up for election this year.