Endorsements for Claudine Martinez, Candidate for HNBA Vice President of External Affairs

Dear Fellow HNBA Members:

I respectfully request your vote for the Office of HNBA National Vice President of External Affairs. My steadfast nationwide endorsement support listed below includes 5 HNBA Affiliates; 10 former HNBA National Presidents; 6 members of the HNBA Executive Committee; 6 Regional Presidents; 6 HNBA Deputy Regional Presidents and 12 HNBA Latina Commissioners.

HNBA BAR AFFILIATES

1. Hispanic Bar Association of Austin

2. Hispanic Bar Association of New Jersey

3. Latino Bar Association of Washington

4. Minnesota Hispanic Bar Association

5. Oregon Hispanic Bar Association

PAST HNBA NATIONAL PRESIDENTS

6. Mari-Carmen Aponte, Past HNBA President & Commissioner 1983-1984; District of Columbia

7. Dolores Atencio, Past HNBA President & Commissioner 1991-1992; General Counsel, Cesar Chavez School Network; Colorado

8. Hugo Chaviano, Past HNBA President, 1997-1998; Partner, Sanchez Daniels & Hoffman, LLP; Illinois

9. Angel Gomez, Past HNBA President, 2001-2002; President AG Gomez Consulting, LLC; Illinois

10. Jimmy Gurule, Past HNBA President, 1989-1990; Connecticut

11. Mary Hernandez, Past HNBA President & Commissioner 1994-1995; Partner, Garcia Calderon Ruiz LLP; California

12. Robert Mendez, Past HNBA President, 1985-1986; California

13. Carlos Ortiz, Past HNBA President, 1992-1993; GC, Goya Foods, New Jersey

14. Jimmie Reyna, Past HNBA President, 2006-2007; Partner, Williams Mullen; District of Columbia

15. Ramona E. Romero, Immediate Past President & Commissioner 2009-2010; DuPont Legal, Pennsylvania

HNBA NATIONAL EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

16. Jorge Barcelo, HNBA National Treasurer; Manager, Deloitte Financial Advisory Services; California

17. Liz Lopez, HNBA National Vice President of External Affairs; District of Columbia

18. Cynthia Mares, HNBA National Secretary; Assistant Regulation Counsel, Colorado Supreme Court; Colorado

19. Ricardo Aponte-Parsi, HNBA National Vice President, Committees; Law Office of Ricardo Aponte-Parsi; Puerto Rico

20. Peter Reyes, HNBA National Vice President, Regions & 2010 Convention Chair; Intellectual Property Attorney, Cargill, Inc.; Minnesota

21. Jacquelynn Ruiz, HNBA National Vice President of Membership; Wisconsin

HNBA SPECIAL ASSIGNMENTS

22. Melisa Lopez-Franzen, HNBA Young Lawyers Division Representative; Senior Specialist, Government Affairs, Target; Minnesota

HNBA REGIONAL PRESIDENTS

23. Rolando Bascumbe, HNBA President Region VII (AL, GA,MS)

24. Lenny Castro, HNBA President Region XI (IA, MN, NO, ND, DC)

25. Richard Graffam, HNBA President Region XIX (PR and the U.S. Virgin Islands)

26. David Maldonado, HNBA President Region XII (AR, LA, OK, T

27. Hanna M. Breshin-Otero, HNBA President Region V (DC, MD, VA, WV)

28. Frank Santilli, HNBA President Region IX (IL, IN, MI, WI)

HNBA DEPUTY REGIONAL PRESIDENTS

29. Kevin Diaz, HNBA Deputy President Region XVI (AK, ID, MT, OR, WA)

30. Javier Garcia, HNBA Deputy President Region XVI (AK, ID, MT, OR, WA)

31. Michelle Hernandez, HNBA Deputy President Region XV (NM, UT)

32. Krista Contino-Krahn, HNBA Deputy President Region XVII (Southern CA)

33. Christine Poleski, HNBA Deputy President Region IX (IL, IN, MI, WI)


HNBA COMMISSION ON THE STATUS OF LATINAS IN THE PROFESSION 2009-2010

34. Josefina Fernandez McEvoy, Co-Chair; Partner, Fox Rothschild LLP; California

35. Veronica Arechederra-Hall, HNBA Commissioner; Partner, Littler Mendelson; Nevada

36. Teresita Chavez, HNBA Commissioner; Partner, Adorno & Yoss LLP; Florida

37. Adrienne Dominguez, HNBA Commissioner; Counsel, Thompson & Knight, LLP; Texas

38. Ciarelle Jimenez Valdez, HNBA Commissioner; The Cella Company; Past President Latina/o Bar Association of Washington; Washington

39. Carrie Ricci, HNBA Commissioner; Virginia

40. Jenny Rivera HNBA Commissioner; CUNY School of Law, New Yor

41. Eneida Roman, HNBA Commissioner; Roman Law Office; Massachusetts


HNBA PERSONAL ENDORSEMENTS

42. Benny Agosto, Partner, Abraham, Watkins, Nichols, Sorrels, Agosto & Friend; Co-Editor, HNBA Journal of Law & Policy; Past HNBA President Region XII (AR, LA, OK, TX); Texas

43. Ephraim del Pozo, President Mexican American Bar Association; Houston

44. Johnny Garza, President, Hispanic Bar Association of Houston (HNBA Affiliate); Attorney, Abraham, Watkins, Nichols, Sorrels, Agosto & Friend; Texas

45. Martin E. Garza, President, Mexican American Bar Association of Texas (HNBA Affiliate); Partner, K&L Gates; Past HNBA Vice President of External Affairs; Texas

46. Mara Garcia Kaplan, President, Minnesota Hispanic Bar Association (HNBA (Affiliate); HNBA representative to the Instituto de Mexicanos en el Exterior; Minnesota

47. Andres W. Lopez, Commissioner, National Museum of the American Latino; The Law Office of Andres W. Lopez P.S.C; Puerto Rico

48. Joseph C. Matta, President Elect Mexican American Bar Association Houston (Affiliate); Texas

49. Lorena Olmos de Madalena, Attorney, Modrall Sperling; New Mexico

50. Carolyn Ramos, Butt Thornton & Baehr PC; New Mexico

51. Jeff Reyna, Sony Pictures Television, VP of Distribution Business Affairs; California

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HNBA BAR AFFILIATES

1. Hispanic Bar Association of Austin

2. Minnesota Hispanic Bar Association

3. Oregon Hispanic Bar Association


PAST HNBA NATIONAL PRESIDENTS

4. Mari-Carmen Aponte, Past HNBA President, 1983-1984; Washington, DC

5. Dolores Atencio, Past HNBA President, 1991-1992; General Counsel, Cesar Chavez School Network; Colorado

6. Hugo Chaviano, Past HNBA President, 1997-1998; Partner, Sanchez Daniels & Hoffman, LLP; Illinois

7. Mary Hernandez, Past HNBA President, 1994-1995; Partner, Garcia Calderon Ruiz LLP; California

8. Jimmie Reyna, Past HNBA President, 2006-2007; Partner, Williams Mullen; Washington, DC

HNBA NATIONAL EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

9. Jorge Barcelo, HNBA National Treasurer; Manager, Deloitte Financial Advisory Services; California

10. Liz Lopez, HNBA National Vice President of External Affairs; Wisconsin

11. Cynthia Mares, HNBA National Secretary; Assistant Regulation Counsel, Colorado Supreme Court; Colorado

12. Ricardo Aponte-Parsi, HNBA National Vice President, Committees; Law Office of Ricardo Aponte-Parsi; Puerto Rico

13. Peter Reyes, HNBA National Vice President, Regions & 2010 Convention Chair; Intellectual Property Attorney, Cargill, Inc.; Minnesota

14. Jacquelynn Ruiz, HNBA National Vice President of Membership; Wisconsin

HNBA SPECIAL ASSIGNMENTS

15. Melisa Lopez-Franzen, HNBA Young Lawyers Division Representative; Senior Specialist, Government Affairs, Target; Minnesota

HNBA REGIONAL PRESIDENTS

16. Lenny Castro, HNBA President Region XI (IA, MN, NO, ND, DC)

17. Richard Graffam, HNBA President Region XIX (PR and the U.S. Virgin Islands)

18. David Maldonado, HNBA President Region XII (AR, LA, OK, TX)

HNBA DEPUTY REGIONAL PRESIDENTS

19. Kevin Diaz, HNBA Deputy President Region XVI (AK, ID, MT, OR, WA)

20. Krista Contino-Krahn, HNBA Deputy President Region XVII (Southern

CA)

21. Martinez, Michelle HNBA Deputy President Region XV (NM)

22. Poleski, Christine, HNBA Deputy President Region IX (Wisconin)

HNBA COMMISSION ON THE STATUS OF LATINAS IN THE PROFESSION

2009-2010

23. Josefina Fernandez McEvoy, Co-Chair; Partner, Fox Rothschild LLP; California

24. Veronica Arechederra, HNBA Commissioner; Partner, Littler Mendelson; Nevada

25. Teresita Chavez, HNBA Commissioner; Partner, Adorno & Yoss LLP; Florida

26. Adrienne Dominguez, HNBA Commissioner; Counsel, Thompson & Knight, LLP;

Texas

27. Carrie Ricci, HNBA Commissioner; Virginia

28. Eneida Roman, HNBA Commissioner; Roman Law Office; Massachusetts

29. Ciarelle Jimenez Valdez, HNBA Commissioner; The Cella Company; Past

President Latina/o Bar Association of Washington; Washington

30. Jenny Rivera, HNBA Commissioner; CUNY School of Law, NY

HNBA PERSONAL ENDORSEMENTS

31. Benny Agosto, Partner, Abraham, Watkins, Nichols, Sorrels, Agosto & Friend; Co-Editor, HNBA Journal of Law & Policy; Past HNBA President Region XII (AR, LA, OK, TX); Texas

32. Johnny Garza, President, Hispanic Bar Association of Houston (HNBA Affiliate); Attorney, Abraham, Watkins, Nichols, Sorrels, Agosto & Friend; Texas

33. Martin E. Garza, President, Mexican American Bar Association of Texas (HNBA Affiliate); Partner, K&L Gates; Past HNBA Vice President of External Affairs; Texas

34. Mara Garcia Kaplan, President, Minnesota Hispanic Bar Association (HNBA

Affiliate); HNBA representative to the Instituto de Mexicanos en el Exterior;

Minnesota

35. Andres W. Lopez, Commissioner, National Museum of the American Latino; The Law Office of Andres W. Lopez P.S.C; Puerto Rico

36. Joesph C. Matta, President Elect MABA Houston

37. Carolyn Ramos, Butt Thornton & Baehr PC , NM

38. Jeff Reyna, Sony Pictures Television, VP of Distribution Business Affairs, CA